My role model Linda Ikeji have taken her time to explain her reason to us.
She said and I quote
“So let’s address some issues… and the reason why I bother is up is for the young girls who look up to me.
I owe you and will always speak to help you in anyway I can because I want you to shine and be the better version of yourself.
So firstly let’s talk about this celibacy issue. I preached it a lot of times but I have NEVER said do not have sex before marriage. Here’s what I have always said to young girls and I maintain it.
Never ever give your body to a man for money. You’re worth so much more than that. You’re beautiful beyond measure and there’s absolutely nothing a man can give you that you can’t give yourself if you apply yourself, believe in yourself and work hard. Start now that you’re young, pursue your dreams, work hard till your hands are sore and your mind is tired, never listen to anyone who tells you you’re not good enough or you’re wasting your time, and no matter how hard it gets, no matter how rough the road becomes, never give up on yourself or your dreams.
Secondly I’ve always said & I maintain it; do not sleep around because your body is too precious & deserves respect.
You deserve love & dignity. I’ve always said sex should only happen when you find yourself in a loving relationship, with someone you love & who loves you back.
Finally I was 100% celibate until I was ready to share my life with someone and I met the man of my dreams. (unfortunately, I can’t share him with the internet..lol)”
She just made me proud by address my issues…
I can’t wait to attend the baby dedication/blessing of marriage.