AISHA BUHARI DEMANDS STRINGENT PUNISHMENT AGAINST PERPETRATORS OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE.

Wife of the President Hajia Aisha Buhari has demanded stringent punishment against perpetrators of gender-based violence against women.

The First Lady spoke at the second annual conference of the Nigeria Governors’ Wives Forum with the theme: Sustaining action on the state of emergency against sexual and gender-based violence.

She particularly advocated the establishment of a special court to fast track the prosecution of offenders.

The first lady said that the establishment of the Special Court will ensure that justice is timely served and deserving punishment meted out to rapists and other violators of the rights of women.

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