Toke Makinwa, a Nigerian radio personality and TV host, had advised victims of rape not to feel threatened but be bold to share their experiences with people around them for immediate action.
Makinwa, an entrepreneur and author, also called on the police to handle rape cases with utmost professionalism so that the right party is vindicated and the culprit punished according to the law.
She said she remain an advocate for women and issues concerning women, especially violence against women, ranging from physical abuse to emotional abuse, sexual abuse, rape and oppression of any form.
Her tweet reads: “It is important that affected persons do not feel threatened about sharing their stories. I hope that the police handle these cases with utmost professionalism and that the right party is vindicated.
“I remain a huge advocate for women and issues concerning women, especially violence against women; from physical abuse to emotional abuse, sexual abuse, Rape and oppression of any form.”
Rape is one of the biggest threats to the lives of females in Nigeria. Men and youths have resorted to raping young ladies, even little children of age 1, 2, 7 and destroy their future for them.