Crime

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.

PR/Tony-Esan 

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