The Lagos State Authorities has mentioned that they recorded 89 home violence instances towards males who had been battered by their wives between 2020 and the primary quarter of 2021.
The Commissioner for Girls Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Cecilia Bolaji Dada, made this identified at a ministerial information convention to mark the second yr of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in workplace, in Lagos.
The commissioner mentioned, in 2020, a complete of 46 males reported on the ministry that their wives violated them.
She added that within the first quarter of 2021, 43 males reported that their wives battered them, making it a complete of 89 males battered in lower than two years.
“The figures captured solely instances reported to WAPA though some instances had been reported on to the Ministry of Justice and police station of which the ministry may not concentrate on.
“That is simply to let individuals know that males undergo home violence too solely that there personal instances don’t make headlines.
“Whether or not its a person or lady, we condemn this challenge of home violence in its entirety and hope that individuals who undergo such abuse be taught to talk up on time earlier than its too late.
“Additionally, a complete of 664 girls had home violence instances towards their husbands in Lagos up to now yr, in response to instances reported at WAPA,” she mentioned.
“We’ve recorded 89 instances of males crushed by their wives – Lagos govt