Spouse of Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed, on the weekend, mentioned to curb rape and different violence in opposition to girls within the state, the state authorities has arrange a committee in opposition to sexual and gender-based violence.
Talking on the inauguration of the state workplace of the Nationwide Council of Ladies Society (NCWS) in Bauchi, Hajiya Mohammed knowledgeable that the committee was arrange on account of the federal government’s concern of the plights of girls.
She mentioned seeing what girls have been passing via on account of violence being perpetrated in opposition to them, the state authorities has decided to handle their issues.
Whereas commending stakeholders within the state for guaranteeing the domestication of the Violence Towards Individuals Prohibition (VAPP) Legislation, the spouse of the governor knowledgeable that the committee in opposition to sexual and gender-based violence was set as much as implement the regulation.
She knowledgeable that thus far, the committee had achieved loads within the space of enlightenment on the evils of sexual and gender primarily based violence within the state.
“I name on girls to help any transfer that can guarantee their safety,” Hajiya Mohammed mentioned.
Talking earlier, the state chairperson of the NCWS, Barrister Shafa’u Ladan, knowledgeable that the Council was established to enhance the welfare, progress and way of life of Nigerian girls.
She then suggested girls to rise and face the challenges hindering their growth, declaring that they will do that by buying training and taking part within the scheme of issues within the nation.
Bauchi govt strikes in opposition to rape, gender primarily based violence – Governors’ spouse informs