In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 19th, June, 2020

What Vice President, Osinbajo Stated About R*pe After Assembly NHRC

What Vice President, Osinbajo Said About R*pe After Meeting NHRC

Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday held a digital assembly with the Nationwide Human Rights Fee over the current instances of sexual and gender primarily based violence in Nigeria and the way in which ahead, The PUNCH stories.

The assembly got here at a time protests are holding throughout the nation in opposition to rising instances of rape and defilement of minors.

Vera Omozuwa, a 22-year-old pupil, was reported to have been raped and killed in an empty church in Benin Metropolis lately.

18-year-old Barakat Bello was additionally raped and macheted to dying in Ibadan, Oyo State lately.

The event led to final week’s choice by the Federal Government Council to go powerful on culprits.

After the digital assembly on Friday, Osinbajo took to his Twitter deal with, @ProfOsinbajo, to decry the event which he described as a blemish on collective humanity and dignity.

He mentioned violence, rape, and sexual assault had no place within the society.

He promised to encourage state governments who’re but to cultivate the Violence Towards Individuals Prohibition Act of 2015 and the Youngster Rights Act of 2003 to take action.

Osinbajo wrote, “Gender-based violence, rape, and sexual assault haven’t any place in our society.

“It’s unacceptable behaviour and a blemish on our collective humanity and dignity as a individuals and as a nation.

“Had the chance to debate rape and gender-based violence with the Nationwide Human Rights Fee at a digital assembly as we speak.

“We are going to proceed to work with all actors to detect and punish the perpetrators of those sickening acts and work even tougher to stop their incidence.

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“We can even proceed to make use of the platform of the Nationwide Financial Council to encourage states who’re but to cultivate the Violence Towards Individuals Prohibition Act of 2015 and the Youngster Rights Act of 2003 to take action.”

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