Torit, 2nd March 2018. Sell the little available resources to send girls to school amidst current crisis, Paramount Chief of Lopa County in Imotong State urges parents.
Leone Oriho Itong advises parents not to use girls as source of wealth, Emmanuel Radio reports.
He describes education as the only means of earning for a better living.
Chief Oriho admits that most families deny their girls access to education for marriage.
He warns parents against promoting early and force marriage.
Oriho adds that those found forcing their girls for marriage will face the law.
The Paramount Chief was talking to Radio Emmanuel in an interview in Lopa.