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Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by JPhilip: 6:24am On Jun 05
The National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFIC) in Ebonyi has said that early girl child marriage and exposure to sexual intercourse before age 16, is a predisposing factor to cervical cancer.

The Medical Director of NOFIC, Prof. Johnson Obuna, made the remark on Friday, during the flag-off of a Free Cervical Cancer Screening and Treatment for women in the state.

The exercise was organised by the state government through the state Executive Committee on Medical Screening in collaboration with the office of the governor’s wife, Mrs Rachael Umahi.

Obuna said that giving out a girl child to marriage before 16 years of age made them prone to cancer.

The medical expert said that multiple sexual partners also exposed women to health condition.

He advocated for the inclusion of sex education in primary and secondary schools curriculum to reduce the risk factors.

The medical director said that the condition could be detected, prevented and stopped if reported at its early stage.

According to him, cervical cancer could also be treated if identified at the early stage unlike the ovarian cancer.

“Apart from early screening, another preventable measure is by not allowing our girl child to marry early.

“Early marriage and exposure to sexual intercourse before age 16 is a predisposing factor for cervical cancer,” he said.


Obuna commended Gov. David Umahi for his commitment to the health status of people in the state.

Mrs Umahi, represented by her Special Assistant on Welfare, Mrs Patience Offor, said an estimate of over 100, 000 new cases of cervical cancer was recorded every year in the country.

She pleaded with relevant bodies in the field of Oncology to offer effective services, and free outreaches to rural dwellers.

Umahi said that her pet project, ‘Family Succor and Upliftment Foundation’ had been in partnership with Joyce Jones Foundation on free cervical cancer screening and treatment.

The governor’s wife called on women and girls to avail themselves of the opportunity of free cervical cancer screening and treatment.

She urged local government chairpersons, coordinators of development centres and other stakeholders to mobilize women and bring them for the programme to achieve maximum result.

The Chairman of the Committee, Mr Eze Nwachukwu, said that the body was saddled with the responsibility of sensitisation and mobilisation of people to benefit from the gesture which was free.

Nwachukwu said that the exercise would be replicated at the local government levels.

He thanked the governor for the first phase of the free screening of Hepatitis B and C, stating that vaccination of those screened would commence on June 7.

Nwachukwu called on women of the state to take advantage of the exercise.

Source: https://www.herald.ng/why-its-dangerous-to-start-having-sx-before-16/

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by AmancalledGod: 7:17am On Jun 05
I wish all this Hausa people go hear am..nah them they cause all this problem

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by honest1480(m): 11:58am On Jun 05
This world we are living in now has lost it in terms of sex sacrament. Sex now has no age limit. Through God's help just guide your wards well.

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by WiszyFraud: 11:59am On Jun 05
Did you know??

Babies cry but they don't produce tears until they are 1 to 3 months old.


shocked

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by femijay8271(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
Come my area for Agbado ijaye or Agbado crossing... come see them 13yrs old girls wey dere belle b lyk 50naira balloons

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by Ruggedniggaone: 11:59am On Jun 05
Thank God I no be female

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by Holinesss(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
I wish some people will learn this bitter truth and wait for their girls to grow older before plucking unriped oranges.

Las las thunder will fire paedophiles

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by rawtouch: 11:59am On Jun 05
apart from this medical reason, na that age e dey sweet because of the risks involved

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by MejiLoyon(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
Toto matter is very important. You no use am na wahala...the hole fit block. Cobwebs fit full am. You use am na wahala...e fit turn express way or make cancer enter.

Cervical cancer to me is the least of their problems. You don hear of obontarigi? Obow ton ja fikan fikan.
Obow wey dey kill cockroach wey dey kill mosquito well well. Expose in air for five minutes and see as them go die. Even you if you stay inside room for too long na die. All those men wey their death dey reach fp based on obow matters some na obontarigi kill them. Proper hygiene goes a long way. Cures obontarigi and reduces the risk of cervical cancer. This is what they need

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by FBIBOT(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by olola4(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
With the increase in the rate of immorality in this generation, that will be a little bit difficult but it now the function of the parent to make sure there children are brought up in a discipline and Godly manner

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by BruncleZuma: 11:59am On Jun 05
This is why proper sex education without the prevailing religious and cultural dogmas should be taught to these teenagers and young adults.

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by macdammy(m): 11:59am On Jun 05
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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by AdolfHitlerxXx: 12:00pm On Jun 05
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This is for you pedophiles..

" How old is she? "

' Just 15 '

" Hold on, I have a gift for you..."

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by thorpido(m): 12:00pm On Jun 05
A girl of 16yrs really should not be having sex.

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by AdolfHitlerxXx: 12:00pm On Jun 05
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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by CharisEleos(f): 12:00pm On Jun 05
All these small children of nowadays. Even the ones that are not given out early in marriage are by themselves giving themselves to men from age 13.

This generation of parents have failed big time.

God bless parents of the 80s. They are the real champions.

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by GeneralPula: 12:00pm On Jun 05
Unfortunately, 15-16 year old girls are on street doing runs already..

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by jevic(m): 12:00pm On Jun 05
Na waoo
Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by FarahAideed: 12:00pm On Jun 05
Lies ..in the wild most women will give birth before the they are 16

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by fidet1(m): 12:01pm On Jun 05
Hope I remember this in my second coming. Oh shit, I'm a man.
Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by Kebbiprince: 12:02pm On Jun 05
Nonsense, give them cerverix and Gardasil vaccines and stop this nonsense yan about early intercourse

You should be talking about preventive medicine here

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by alfasexy: 12:02pm On Jun 05
Ruggedniggaone:
Thank God I no be female

Men die earlier.
Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by Biglittlelois(f): 12:02pm On Jun 05
rawtouch:

apart from this medical reason, na that age e dey sweet because of the risks involved


And below applies to you....unfortunately.

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by SimplyFacts: 12:03pm On Jun 05
There's gonna be lots of cervical cancer patients be that ooo

May God help this generation & some barbaric cultures

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by compton11: 12:03pm On Jun 05
AmancalledGod:
I wish all this Hausa people go hear am..nah them they cause all this problem
and ibo people

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by NrwCrown0217(m): 12:03pm On Jun 05
Na Dem dey Collect Pass

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by blacknoir: 12:04pm On Jun 05
Yet a prophet married a 6yr old grin grin grin
D"ck be upon him

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Re: Why It’s Dangerous To Start Having Sex Before 16 by Kebbiprince: 12:04pm On Jun 05
WiszyFraud:
Did you know??

Travel. As much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.


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