We’ll Do Everything To Get Justice For Barakat, End Rape, Oyo Govt Assures NANS
The Oyo state government has declared that it will do everything possible to secure justice for the late Barakat Bello, the 18-year-old student, who was raped and killed by yet-to-be-identified assailants.
The government stated this on Monday, while receiving protesting leaders and members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), who were led to the Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan by the president of the national body, Comrade Danielson Bamidele.
A statement signed by the Special Assistant (Print Media) to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr
Moses Alao indicated that the state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede and the Special Assistant to the governor on Students’ Affairs, Comrade Olojede Victor, received the protesters on behalf of the governor described the rape as condemnable act, stating that the government will bring the perpetrator to justice.
He maintained that as part of the measures to bring the perpetrators to book, and nip such the dastardly acts in the bud, the state government in collaboration with the police has swung into action, adding that the state House of Assembly has also began to work on the law that will address such issues as rape.
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