The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has secured 90 convictions of sexual offences in 2019.
DSVRT Coordinator, Mrs Lola Vivour-Adeniyi said in a statement that the convictions were an indication that such inhumane acts would not be tolerated in the state.
Mrs Vivour-Adeniyi said her team would continue to ensure that the full arm of the law is unleashed on any offender.
She assured survivors of hope and justice against perpetrators of the heinous crime.
“In the wake of the increased reporting of Sexual Violence and gruesome deaths, the Lagos State Government wishes to reiterate its zero tolerance stance against all forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence, including Rape, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse.
”We use this medium to encourage any one who has experienced either domestic or sexual violence to please reach out to the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team on 0906-288-7844 or dial * 6820# to report,” she said.Follow us on social media