Adamawa NBAWF petitions Attorney Gen over alleged assault on member

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Adamawa NBAWF petitions Attorney Gen over alleged assault on member

The Nigeria Bar Association Women Forum (NBAWF) Adamawa State chapter has petitioned the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, the Commissioner of Police and the Acting Provost, college for legal studies Yola to demand Justice for a female Lawyer/Lecturer allegedly assaulted and battered by the Acting Registrar of the College, Musa Ciroma.

The petition signed by the state lead,
Barr Fatima Bello Raji also urged governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to use his good office to ensure that the matter was not swept under the carpet.

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In the petition the NBAWF said the gross act of violence against the female lecturer took place in the school premises on April 15, 2024 in the presence of students.

“The acting registrar in the full glare of the students at the examination hall violently assaulted the female lecturer by slapping her three times and pinned her to the ground and continued to beat her mercilessly.

“The NBA Yola Bar and the NBA Women Forum totally frown at acts of Gender Based Violence in the state and especially that, it is our member that is involved.

“It will be recalled that the Government of Adamawa State is at the stage of implemention of relevant legislations that fight against Gender Based Violence especially Violence against Persons Prohibition law (VAPP Law), New Penal Code law, Administration of Criminal Justice law (ACJL), Passage of Practice Directions, Designation of Courts/Judges on GBV matters.

“The NBA Women Forum and the Good people of Adamawa State look up to your good office of the Attorney General, Commissioner of Police of Adamawa State to ensure that Justice is served in this matter,” the statement further read.

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