Lagos Assembly calls for speedy prosecution of rape & defilement of minors

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The Lagos State House of Assembly has resolved to call on the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct as follows: 

The Attorney-General/Commissioner for Justice to ensure that perpetrators of any form of rape and defilement of minors are prosecuted speedily and in line with the extant laws of the State.

The Commissioner for Women Affairs , Poverty Alleviation and Job Creation to ensure that the rights of every victim of sexual assault are protected through the Domestic Violence Agencies in the State.

The Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team in LAgos State and other relevant Agencies to adopt whistle blowing mechanism in the fight against domestic violence, especially rape and defilement of minors.

The Commissioner for information and strategy to intensify efforts on the campaign against sexual abuses and sensitize members of the public to report any form of sexual assault to the appropriate authority in the State; and the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Commmand to ensure that offenders of domestic violence, including rape and defilement of minors are made to face full weight of the law.