NAWOJ Wants Drastic Action against Rapists
Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Zone B has called on governments at all level to take drastic actions on rapists and other perpetrators of various crimes against women and girl child in the country.
A statement in Ibadan, Oyo State, by the Vice President, Zone B, Mrs. Morenike Tony-Esan, says cases of rape in the country is becoming rampant and should be curtailed.
Mrs. Tony-Esan condemns the rape and killings of the 100 level university of Benin student Missuwaila Omozuwa and Barakat Bello of the College of Agriculture, Ibadan as well as raping of a septuagenarian in Ogun State by a twenty five year old man.
The NAWOJ zonal vice president notes that if care is not taken, more cases would be recorded.
Mrs Tony-Esan, therefore, appeals to government to ensure that stiffer penalty are meted out to rapist to commensurate with the crimes committed.