Report Cases Of Abuse, Buhari Urges Victims

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the cases of sexual violence in tertiary institutions in the country.

He faulted such incidents and appealed to victims to desist from covering  up cases of abuse but report same to relevant agencies.

The President was quoted as stating this in a document on Friday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

The President was reacting to the recent high profile revelation of sexual abuse cases in institutions of higher learning in the country.

He stressed the need for stricter laws to prevent girls from being abused in schools, citing the incidents at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) as examples.

The President while expressing his delight over the amendment  of the nation’s laws regarding the issue in the National Assembly, affirmed his support of laws proposed and amended by the Legislature as long as they conform to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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