Ogun to treat wife beaters as criminals – Amosun

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Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has said men who are fond of battering their wives in the state will henceforth be treated as criminals and will face prosecution.

He said this on Wednesday at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, after an advocacy walk against gender-based violence, organised by Women Arise in conjunction with the state government.

The governor noted that women play a major role in nation building by nurturing their children, and taking care of the homefront, arguing that any form of violence against women was violence against humanity.

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