Nigeria: CITAD tasks  governments ,  teachers  to protect students from Gender Based Violence

Nigeria: CITAD tasks  governments ,  teachers  to protect students from Gender Based Violence

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Centre for Information Technology  and Development, CITAD has decried the continuous increase in the report of prevalence of  cases bordering on Gender Based Violence  urging authorities to move against the menace.

The Kano based centre during it monthly media chat for the month of May has disclosed  that  reports collated through CITAD Mob GBV  APP  indicates that there is an  increased in  reported cases of GBV.

Delivering the  address,  Buhari Abba  said  “ in comparison  with the data obtained in previous months, GBV cases are still  on the increase.

He further said “ we call on the government  to intensify efforts to put laws that protect individuals against  GBV in place,  so that perpetrators can desist from such act.

Buhari urged school authorities to  be vigilant by monitoring and curb activities that may result to GBV.

In his words “  we call on teachers/lecturers to uphold their duties towards the students  in their care as teachers they need to protect such students not violate them.”

The centre then  urged members of the public to report GBV cases to the relevant authorities, cautioning that silence in the face of the perpetration of GBV  acts   could be translated to mean a stamp of authority to perpetrate the unholy act.

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