Ugandans Are Excited Over Miss Liberia Visit

Miss Liberia in discussion with some disadvantaged mothers in Uganda

According to a dispatch, Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo who is currently visiting Uganda as guest of her counterpart, Miss Uganda; Iryn Nakitende, affectionally call Rising Woman of Uganda have been visiting several communities in Kampala, especially the needy organizations.

Both beauty queens of Africa were to jointly observed the World Fistula Day with teenage mothers in Masaka at the Remnant Generation Youth health services, where Miss Liberia felt broken when she saw a 14-years-old Una who was allegedly abused sexually by her father, and ending up becoming pregnant.

With some teenage pregnant girls having lunch with them

Miss Liberia after hearing the sad story of this little girl could not withhold her tears as she expressed in a very disheartening minor, stressing, “Why must our men be this wicked?  Lord it’s about time that you give us a sense of direction,” the Liberian beauty queen in a rather distress state of mind pondered.

Miss Liberia alongside with her Uganda counterpart also offered mentorship and some motivational messages to the disadvantaged in order for them to remain focused, and that God will always be on their side.

In the dispatch, Miss Liberia noted, “There’s lot of questions that we left unanswered in our minds. Why is teenage pregnancies on a very high rate?  Teenage mothers are on a highest risk to be affected by Fistula.”

“According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 2-5 million women have been affected by fistula worldwide. What are we going do about it? What are the possible measures to curb down fistula in Africa? As an Ambassador of Star Condom Liberia today, I will like to inform you that we’re going to ensure that our girls potential still alive. To our African mothers please protect us,” she noted.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.