In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 16th, July, 2020

Kano Calls For Castration Of Rapists As El-Rufai’s Spouse Meets Gbajabiamila Over Similar Subject

Kano Calls For Castration Of Rapists As El-Rufai’s Wife Meets Gbajabiamila Over Same Issue


Kano Home Of Meeting

The Kano State Home of Meeting has begun a course of to assessment the State’s Penal Code modification (No.12), regulation of 2014, to supply for castration as punishment for rapists within the state.

The Home took the choice following a movement introduced on Wednesday by a member representing Rano State Constituency, Nuraddeen Alhassan, in search of for the assessment of the regulation.

Plenary was presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Abdulazeez Gafasa, and the Meeting males have been unanimous within the resolution.

Alhassan, who known as for the assessment of the regulation to additional mirror a harsher punishment for rapists within the state, stated the current 14-year jail time period was not sufficient as punishment.

“I’m calling on the Home to recall the regulation and amend it, to supply castration as punishment for rapists. I consider that is the one measure to be taken to finish the rampant circumstances of rape in our society, as it’s so worrisome.

“I additionally need to enchantment to the Home to look into the safety points, in order to strengthen their efforts in tackling the rape circumstances within the state,” he stated.

The Speaker stated if mother and father might cease sending their youngsters for hawking, it could go a great distance in decreasing the menace of their communities.

In the meantime, gender activists underneath the auspices of the Motion Towards Rape and Sexual Violence visited the Home of Representatives on Wednesday to hunt motion towards rape and different sexual crimes.

Spouse to the Governor of Kaduna State, Hajiya Aisha el-Rufai, led the group that visited the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, at his workplace.

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Gbajabiamila stated rape and sexual violence had change into worrisome in Nigeria. He acknowledged that each the leaders and the folks of Nigeria should rise towards rape.

He stated, “This can be a combat not only for girls; it is a combat for all. Let a subliminal message be despatched that regardless that over 95 per cent of the victims are girls; let or not it’s that it’s we, the boys, which can be championing your trigger.

“The difficulty of rape must be handled the way in which coronavirus is handled. How can we deal with a pandemic? There must be a frontal onslaught. The media has a task to play. It must be within the frontline. There may be a number of work to be finished from completely different angles. In a pandemic, you search for treatment. No sane man would have sexual activity with a three-month previous child. The thought alone is sickening.”

Earlier, Hajiya El-Rufai drew the Speaker’s consideration to the rising circumstances of rape within the nation, saying it’s turning into alarming and that pressing motion must be taken.

Hajiya El-Rufai stated she was on the Home to hunt assist, ask questions, search justice and problem the established order. She famous that statistics had proven that 717 reported rape circumstances and seven,170 unreported ones occurred in Nigeria inside 5 months.

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