Couple allege moves to forcibly circumcise their daughters, aged 7 and 10


A couple in Warri, Delta State has raised the alarm over an alleged attempt to forcibly mutilate the genitals of their three daughters.

Mr. Value Onehireba Ewansubhor, a former banker, and his wife, Ese Joy, alleged, in a statement, they were under pressure by some people to have their 10-year-old eldest daughter and her twin sisters, aged seven, circumcised.

Girls in controverial circumcision

The couple said they had to bring the matter to the public domain after all attempts to resist the pressure proved abortive, believing that this might  dissuade those allegedly pressurizing them from their hard line position on the matter.

“Since early 2017, some members of my wife’s family have been pressurizing us to release to them our three daughters, the eldest, aged 10 and the twins, who are now just 7 years plus, to have them circumcised.

I have done everything possible with my…

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