No more mercy or bail for rapists in Ekiti -Gov. Kayode Fayemi


The governor of Ekiti state, John Olukayode Fayemi has pronounced the discipline for assault cases in Ekiti State.

Fayemi expressed that the discipline for this demonstration would be no more leniency bail for the rapist.

Governor Kayode Fayemi made the announcement in Ado Ekiti while marking the Compulsory Treatment and Care for Child Victims of Sexual Violence Bill 2020 into law on Saturday.

Fayemi said the individual sentenced for a sex offense, for example, assault in any piece of the state would make the most of his forces of the right of mercy.

He, accordingly, coordinated the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Wale Fapohunda, to from this time forward contradict bail or supplication expecting assault guilty parties in the state.

Subsequently, he promised to utilize his situation as the Chairman of the Governors’ gathering to revitalize the help of his associate governors, on the need to pronounce a highly sensitive situation against the threat in their particular jurisdictions.

The representative said assault frequently prompted unfavorable passings and enthusiastic injury and was past what the legislature of a specific state can vanquish alone.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bill was planned for strengthening and fixing the last details in the Gender-Based Violence Prohibition Law 2012 prior passed by the State House of Assembly about seven days ago.

Fayemi stated: “The Ministry of Justice is additionally coordinated to reaffirm state strategy of restricting bail and dismissing request deal proposition from culprits of assault and youngster defilement.

“The State Government’s arrangement of guaranteeing that sentenced sex guilty parties don’t profit by my capacity of privilege of kindness likewise stays in force.”

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