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By Onomiguren Agbamu
As the war against domestic violence and sexual crime tighten, Delta state solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, in the Justice ministry, Mr. Omamuzo Erebe, has assured international federation of women lawyers (FIDA) of zero tolerance for perpetrators across the state.
Mr. Omamuzo stated this while commending the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Asaba for her positive roles in protecting the girl child and society in general.
He commended FIDA for her numerous sensitization campaigns they had embarked on earlier this year, particularly in the just concluded 16 days of activism.
He said “the state government has zero tolerance for sexual crime and domestic violence and the stance of the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Isaiah Bozimo, to all sexual offenses and domestic violence cases.
He added that FIDA has done enough in her unrelenting fight against oppressive practices against the girl child, women and the oppressed in the society.
While assuring them of his unflinching support that his doors are always open to render to the Association any assistance it may require.
Earlier, the Chairperson of FIDA Nigeria, Asaba, Ms. Stellamaris Mejulu, noted that the visit was to congratulate him ( Mr. Omamuzu Erebe) on his recent appointment as the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary by His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Authur Okowa, the Governor of Delta State.
She, however, expressed confidence that he, Erebe will continue to make positive contributions to the legal community.
Ms. Mujuku highlighted some roles the Association has been playing in achieving the goals of FIDA.
She equally stated that recent disturbing data has shown that male children are as well now being subjected to sexual molestation by adults.
She said FIDA will continue to pursue justice for children victims of sexual crimes, irrespective of their gender.
The FIDA Chair person sought the assistance of the Ministry to ensure all individuals involved in sexual offenses are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law.
Ms. Mejulu, was accompanied on the visit by the Secretary of the Association, Ms. Ifeoma Ejete, and Mrs. Eyesio Oke, Treasurer.
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