By: Mayen Etim
KADUNA, North-West, Nigeria –
The Nasrul-Lahi-iL-Fathi Society of Nigeria, (NASFAT), Kaduna has observed with concern the ongoing escalation of gender based violence against women and the girl-child as manifested in rape and gruesome murder of Barakat Bello, Vera Omozua and many others.
A statement signed by NASFAT Kaduna Branch Chairman, Engineer Muhyideen Yusuf, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Saturday, June 6, 2020, noted that this cruelty is alien to all faiths and cultures in Nigeria and the barbaric violence is condemnable in all ramifications.
According to the statement, there is no excuses or any justifications whatsoever that is acceptable from the perpetrators of these cruelty.
“We hereby call on all religious organizations, Civil Society Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations and Citizens to join hands with government at all levels to stop these evils that has infested our society.
“We pray for the repose of the souls of all departed victims of these violence and condole with their families,” the statement reads.