Senate Calls on NUC To Prioritize Accommodation For Female Students, Decries Abduction

The Nigerian Senate has called on NUC and the Federal Ministry of Education to prioritize Female Students’campus accommodation as a safeguard against abductions.

This decision was reached last , Thursday as part of a broader initiative to express solidarity with Nigerian women during the Sixteen Days of Advocacy for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

In addition, legislators have directed their attention to the Nigeria Police Force, emphasizing the importance of reinforcing the prosecution process for individuals involved in gender-based violence. The objective is to ensure a robust legal framework that facilitates the conviction of perpetrators and serves as a deterrent.

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Seminary, the Senate has called upon the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to conduct an ongoing review of existing policies and laws related to gender-based violence. The aim is to incorporate and implement best practices and strategies effectively, contributing to a safer environment for women across the nation.

By Sophina Ovuike