Gov Ambode Promises To Punish Dosmetic Violence Perpetrators

Following the incessant cases of domestic violence in Lagos state, Governor Akinwumin Ambode has vowed to punish anyone guilty of the crime in the state.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, May 31st, Ambose revealed that the long hammer of the law will not fail to land on anyone who is found guilty of carrying out abuses in their homes no matter who they are.

The Governor tweeted;


The Governor noted that in the last one year, the Lagos State Government has handled a total of 4, 035 cases ranging from rape, adding that victims of sexual assault received medical attention from Mirabel Centre and State Hospitals, so far, 50 cases were charged to court.

Ambode also stated that victims of domestic violence and rape can seek counselling with trained professionals via DSVRT hotline~08137960048