18!April 2021 By Mwuese Adem
The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists NAWOJ , Plateau State Chapter wants Justice for about ten under aged girls who were allegedly molested by a 61 year old Lebanese at Abattoir in Jos North local Government Area of Plateau State.
Chairman of the Association, Mrs. Jennifer Yarima made the call after a closed door meeting with the Deputy Commissioner of Police Finance and Administrative Department Warebi Owotorufa, the DCP Criminal Investigative Department Mohammad Bume and the Police Public Relations Officer ASP GABRIEL UBA.
Mrs. Yarima who spoke on the outcome of the meeting called on the Police to ensure they carry out thorough investigation and appealed to residents to provide evidence for Justice to prevail.
She called on good spirited individuals to support the victims as well as authorities concerned to provide trauma counselling sessions for the affected girls.
On her part, chairperson of the international Federation of Women Lawyers FIDA, Mrs. MARY IZAM represented by the Vice Chairman, expressed optimism that the police would handle the matter appropriately.
She advised parents to educate their children and monitor them closely to avoid sexual abuses.
Last week, there was unrest at Abattoir as residents came out in their numbers to protest against a Lebanese accused of engaging minors in sexual activities and making pornographic videos of his victims.
According to residents the girls are less that 15 years of which they alleged that two were already pregnant.
The situation was however put under control by security agents while the man was the man arrested by the police.