A Nigerian man recognized as Abiola has narrated the unusual accusation he was charged with when he was giving out free sanitary pads to children.
In keeping with him, the mother and father of the younger ladies accused him of making an attempt to make use of their children for ritual so he was pressured to cease his humanitarian act.
He disclosed this on the microblogging platform, Twitter in response to a tweet from a Nigerian physician named Sina, who bemoaned the rising price of towels and sanitary merchandise.
Physician Sina wrote;
“Menstrual pads and sanitary towels for women at the moment are so costly. They have to be backed, or made free.
Listening to tales of individuals reusing pads as a result of they can not afford new ones is heartbreaking.
At an outreach, we subsequently interacted with younger women some affirmed that they really wash these pads and reuse them, some stated they’ve minimize towels they use and re wash and dry and use as pads since they can not afford the traditional sanitary pads”
Reacting to this, Abiola shared his expertise with the mother and father, he wrote;
“I began giving free menstrual pads in 2019 however needed to cease it final 12 months when mother and father stated we try to make use of their children for rituals.”
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