Dame Pauline Tallen, Government minister of Women Affairs, has reiterated her commitment to ensure justice for the female corps fellow member, Ezeiruaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia, that was late alleged to have been dehumanized by a female regular army officer.
The government minister in a statement on Fri frowned at the way and way the corps fellow member was dehumanized by a fellow adult female.
She assured Nigerians of her readiness to tread additional legal miles to ensure justice for the corps fellow member in enquiry.
She said “I want to guarantee all Nigerians that amongst my colleague, Honourable Government minister of Youth and Sports, DG NYSC, we are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the corps fellow member gets the desired justice.”
The government minister, who also went ahead to grant the corps fellow member’s asking, said, “I want to reassure all Nigerians that the corps fellow member will formally relocate to Lagos next her asking to be deployed.”
For the purpose of farther clarity, the victim, according to her “had in a telephone conversation also confirmed that at no dot was her phone seized.”
She wondered why a female regular army officer that ought to jealously protect her fellow adult female from harm was the one dehumanizing them.
“It is unlucky that patch we are raising the bar in our drive to sustain the zero tolerance against SGBV at all levels in the country, including the security sector, an human activity of such nature can still occur. ”
Soliciting for calm from Nigerians, her ministry building, as made known by her, will go along to engage with the leadership of the Nigeria Ground forces to forestall such reoccurrence.
Condemning the human activity on behalf of the Nigerian women and all partners in the fighting against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence , she said “We condemn unequivocally this unacceptable and unimaginable incident and stand up in solidarity to say no to violence in all its ramifications.”
In a video that went viral, the said female regular army officer was seen brutalizing a female corps fellow member in Calabar, Cross River Province, the activity which Nigerians as noticed by DAILY POST strongly frowned at.
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