Photo of Interfaith Specialists, Pastor Yohanna Buru, Malam Gambo Abdullahi,

Tracereporters –In an effort toward supporting  women organization in the country with the aims of bringing an end to daily reports of rape cases and other domestic violence  in the society.

The National president of a Non –Governmental organization “Peace Revival and reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria “pastor Yohanna Buru has paid a  courtesy visit to the  international federation of women lawyers FIDA  kaduna  state Branch ,  in order to strengthening  them and also Thanks  them on  the daily battles toward reducing the menace of rape activities  in the state.

According to the Christians cleric, To end rape culture, perpetrators must be held accountable for their crime irrespective of their position, wealth, ranks, recognition in the society  , stressing that  regardless of age or gender, the impact of sexual violence goes far beyond any physical injuries. Adding that They must face the law of the land.

He said, we recognize these acts as crimes and send  a strong message of zero-tolerance across the 36 states of the country.

He said, There is need for Religious leaders, traditional title holders, scholars from tertiary institutes, Human right organization, child protection organization , and all civil society organization  to equally support the campaign in both rural and urban cities across the 36 states of Nigeria to end the increasing violence against women and children in the society.

“Many men and boys suffer rape and sexual trauma each year,while so many are faces with psychological trauma,other are infected with sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV/Aid ETC”

He note that  these evil and unpleasant happenings in our communities, our children, girls, and women are no longer safe.and hence the need to joined hands with FIDA and state government  in raising voices, with the aims of bringing an end to this menace.

“The rapist has no regard for age, race, or social status, they killed and put many women and children into psychological problems,  the trauma of being raped or sexually assaulted can be shattering, leaving you feeling scared, ashamed, and alone or plagued by nightmares, flashbacks, and other unpleasant memories at all the times.

“We must joined  hands to end impunity and injustice to women and childrens in the society through the activities of rapist ”

The cleric  also commended  the effort of  some states government on step-forward toward bringing an end to reduce the menace

He equally applaud the effort of police Inspector general for his report to the president on over 700 rape cases recorded in Nigerian.

Responding  Zainab Atoba, President, FIDA, Kaduna state branch,says, there is the need to halt the activities of rapists in the state in view of the daily report of rape cases they received.

She note that, there are many women and childrens that are victims of such menace in their Homes and  communities,, adding that even boys are not exempted from been rape by those criminals.

Zainab stressed  the importance of joining hands with muslims and Christians scholars to raise more campaign at worship places in the states.

While calling on parents and guardians  to always watch and monitor the movement of their daughters

She thanks The NGO for  visiting them and to encourage them on the fight against rapist in the states which according to her, that is the  primary objective  of her organization,   which is to promote ,protect  and preservation of the rights of women and children which also include their civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights in the state.

She therefore said they are planning to take  more campaign when covid 19 pandemic is over  to schools,parks,football view  centres  on dangers of rape,so as to save lives of women and childrens in the society.

Lola Seriki Idahosa/News

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