Sunday, 2 October 2016

Update on 12-year-old girl raped by Alhaji in Sokoto…Gov. Tambuwal wades in, relocates her & will foot her bills till delivery (photos)


Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri-Tambuwal has waded into the rape of case of Maimuna, a 12-year-old orphan who was allegedly raped and impregnated by one Alhaji Giwa in Birnin Ruwa village in Yabo LGA of Sokoto state few days ago. The Governor who also got wind of the abuse on the minor by the facebook post of Mallam Farouk Yabo,  has instructed the  Commissioner for Social Welfare of the state to take pro-active steps in ensuring full understanding and that justice is attained.

The commission assigned an NGO which visited the state and also shouldered the medical bills of minor. The case is currently in court.

Meanwhile, Maimuna has been relocated to a safer environment while her health was being stabilized . She will remain with her carers where she will be looked after up until her safe delivery by the Sokoto State Government. More photos below; 



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