On Tuesday the speaker of the Oyo state assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, called that the executive arm of government to ensure that they checkmate the high prevalence of Rape in the state.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, who made the call at the plenary, said that there was the urgent need to sensitive members of the public, including parents and children, to always speak up in any situation of molestation and rape.
The mover of the motion, Mrs Olawumi Oladeji (ADP/Ogbomoso North), said stopping rape required changes to many policies, programmes and practices.
“Rape or sexual abuse in minors and adults, if not properly attended to, has numerous potential consequences that can last a lifetime and span generations.
“This can have serious adverse effects on health, education, employment, crime and the economic wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and societies.