By Shola Aderinto,
#JUSTICE4SGBVSURVIVORS: Osun Government charged on implementation of VAPP/ACJ Laws
Osun State Government has been charged to implement the Violence Against Person Prohibition and Administrative Criminal Justice Laws in the state.
Concerned residents and nonprofit groups in the state during an awareness campaign at Orisunbare market in Osogbo warned people in the state not to run foul of the law.
A community leader in the state, Ejalonibu Ezekiel said full implementation of the laws will curb incidents of Sexual Gender Based Violence in the state.
The Chairperson of Nigerian Association of Women Journalists, Osun State chapter, Motunrayo Ayegbayo also warned residents not to claim ignorant of the laws.
The Executive Director of Community Advancement Initiative for Self Reliance (CAI4SR), Mrs Eni Ayeni appealed to the state government to put mechanisms in place for the implementation of the laws without further delay.
In collaboration with Strengthen Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) a USAID project, the Sexual Gender Based Justice Network (SJN) is partnering other groups in Osun to step up the campaign against SGBV
At the flag-off of the campaign in Osogbo with hashtag #JUSTICE4SGBVSURVIVORS Ayeni urged Osun State Government to do the needful by ensuring full implementation of the laws.