Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Monday said some Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) have been taking advantage of the pains of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state to defraud foreign philanthropists.
The information is contained in a statement issued by Malam Isa Gusau, the Special Adviser to the governor on communication, made available in Maiduguri.
Gusau said that the governor made this known in a keynote address at a High Level Emergency Roundtable on the Humanitarian Crisis in Borno held in Abuja.
The wife of Nigeria’s president, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu, who stated this when she received some staff of the Ministry of Women affairs, UNICEF & National Population Commission, has urged government at all levels to enforce the law on rape, to protect women and children in the country.
“We are aware of the national law on rape passed this year on May 25 (Prohibition Act 2015) which states imprisonment ranging from 12 to 20 years.
“I advocate for the enforcement of […]