‘Ize-Iyamu Will Tackle Sexual Assault’

Prof. Idia Ize-Iyamu, the wife of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, has said her husband, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has plans to establish a special victims unit to combat sexual assault and care for survivors of rape and other gender-based violence.


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Speaking on Thursday while featuring on a popular morning show, ‘Your View’, on Television Continental, the professor of orthodontist, who recently launched a free medical outreach across the three senatorial districts to provide access to quality health care for the residents, said her husband would prioritise the care and empowerment of vulnerable groups.

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Describing herself as an empowered woman, Prof. Ize-Iyamu praised her husband as a compassionate man, who is a strong believer in the capacity of women to inspire change in the society and contribute to growth and development when provided with an enabling environment and offered the right support.

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She said Ize-Iyamu had plans to offer similar support and empowerment to Edo women in their chosen endeavours if he emerged as the governor.

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[The Nation]

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