14 year Old girl raped by Fulani herdsmen seeks Govt Intervention

A 14 year old girl,Favour Okugbo of Umuifi community of Anioma-Isu in Onicha local government area of  Ebonyi State has fervently called on government to look into activities of herdsmen in the community.
Favour was yesterday reportedly raped by a herdsman whose name was not disclosed in the farm while she went to run errand for her parents.
The victim who is a student of Union secondary school, Agueke-Isu in the area had been taken to an undisclosed medical facility for treatment.
Narrating her ordeal, Favour  said she has been sad over the incident, she called on the state government to look into the activities of Fulani herdsmen in Umuifi community in order to avert such negative
Incidents involving young girls in the near future.
“I went to the farm to fetch vegetables when I was attacked by a Fulani herdsman. He came to our farm with his cows and cross the cow around; he asked me if am with water and food, I said no; he now went
and got more cows to surround me; he told me that if I allow him to have sex with me, that he will give me N700. I refused and started running away. He chased me and used the back of his cutlass on my back
so I fell and he raped me.
“I feel sad; I want the government to come to my aid as young girls like me are no longer safe to go to the farm and help our parent; government should make sure the arrested Fulani herdsmen is prosecuted
according to the law. Every Fulani herdsmen with bad intention should be meant to leave our land.”

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