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Abia: Governors Wife Takes Up The Case Of An Alleged Rape Of A Little Girl.

AsaSopuru 06/24/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The Wife of the Governor of Abia State, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, through her Foundation, Vicar Hope Foundation has taken up the case of an alleged rape on a littel girl recently.

Few days ago, a video emerged online where a woman was seen crying and claiming she was harrassed by police officers at a police station where she had gone to report after finding out that her little daughter has been abused sexually. The video was made by a passerby. 

The Wife of the governor's foundation, Vicar Foundation, with other coalition, which includes the International Federation of Women Lawyers, and the Abia State Ministry of Women Affairs, took the mother and the little daughter to the office of the Commissioner for Police Abia State make an official complaint today. They vowed to see that justice is served on the perpetrator of the act.

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However, the Commissioner of Police in Abia State Mrs.Janet Agbede, directed an immediate transfer of the case to the Special Investigative Team at the State CID for quick investigation.

According to the Special Adviser to the Governor of Abia State on Teenage matters, Chichi Umeseaka, who was able to find the unknown woman and her child ensured that there will be no room for people who perpetrates this kind of despicable acts in the state. Our government won't tolerate that", Mrs Umeseaka added.

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Furthermore, the State Chairman of International Federation of Women Lawyers, Mrs. Chibuzo Ehiemere, said no stone will be left unturned in efforts to bring perpetrators to book. "I am sure the police command will take an administrative look into the matter. There are protocols and proper line of action when things like this occur," she said.

Mrs. Ehiemere applauded the Commissioner of Police Abia State, Mrs Janet Agbede. She described her actions as reflective of a dedicated and sympathetic cop. 

However, the governor's wife, Nkechi Ikpeazu has temporarily provided a place for the little girl and her mother and has vowed to pay all expenses for the treatment of the abused child. 

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The wife of the governor through Raymond Ukwa, Programme Officer for Mrs.Ikpeazu ‘s Vicar Hope Foundation, condemned the evil act and has determined to work hard to involve all the relevant institution as this affects Abia as a whole. In difference to what is being reported about Abia State, we indeed have a robust response protocol for handling cases like this in our state. "The coalition you are seeing here isn't new. We have worked together on several cases of abuse and violence"- she said.

Source: opera.com
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Top Comments
FaithSopuruchiMarshall · 06/24/2020
Virtuous woman, God bless you Ma.
TotleDike · 06/25/2020
Daa Nkee has done well.

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