The Department of Research and Intelligence of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) embarked on Community Impact Program (CIP) to proffer a solution to the identified issues relating to a girl child.
The beneficiary schools included Government Girls Day Secondary School (GGDSS) Oko Erin, GGDSS, Oke Suna, Government Day Secondary School (GDSS) Alore and GGDSS, Pakata.
At all the schools visited, the female staff of the Department sensitized the girls on Menstruation Menstrual Cycle, Ovulation, Female Reproductive System, Fertilization, Hygiene and Sanitary towel use and disposal.
Also, a health awareness campaign was carried out at New Shao Garage to give the drivers a health talk, conduct free Blood Pressure (BP) test and enlightenment about Body Mass Index (BMI) with the assistance of a nurse. The tests were conducted on about a hundred people including women and students.