Police should create rape, sexual offences desks ― Governors’ wives

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Wives of Governors of the 36 states of the federation have denounced violence against women and children in the country, calling for the creation of Rape and Sexual Offences Desks in police stations nationwide where they did not exist, and ensure that appropriately trained personnel were designated to provide timely support for victims.

This was just as the governors’ wives called on the state governors, the National Assembly and state Houses of Assembly to facilitate the passage of enabling laws to protect women and children from violence and abuse.

The concerned mothers and citizens equally urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to direct the Nigeria Police to treat rape and…



Source: Nigerian Tribune