Female Youths Protest Killing of Women in Rivers Hotels


Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt

Female youths yesterday marched through the streets of Port Harcourt to the State Police Command in protest against the serial killings of women in hotels in Rivers State for supposed rituals. 

The youths demanded that the police take stronger measures to protect women in the state.

 Displaying  placards with different inscriptions, they decried the  targeting of women by suspected serial killers operating in the state.

 Some of the placards read: ‘Hotel owners must be accountable and be responsible for their  guests’, ‘She could be your sister, daughter, wife or friend’, ‘There is no life without women’.

 Convener of the protest march, Soibi Ibibo Jack, said the female youths were at the State Police Command  to demand stronger measures by the police to apprehend the killers. 

 She said once apprehended, the killer must be made to face the full weight of the law, irrespective  of his/her political or social status. 

 “There is a serial…

Source: Thisday Newspaper