Kogi Government Restates Commitment to End Gender Based Violence

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Kogi State Government has reinstated its commitment to eradicating all forms of Gender-Based Violence.

The State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Fatima Kabir-Buba disclosed this at a one-day Awareness Creation on Prevention of Gender-Based Violence, in Lokoja, the state capital.

Kabir-Buba noted that the Violence against Persons Prohibition Act signed into law by the Governor, criminalizes domestic, political violence and other forms of violence by state actors.

The Commissioner appealed to stakeholders to embark on awareness campaigns across communities.

Written by: Helen Obih

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