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Lagos Govt rescues 11-year-old girl from her alleged abusive father

Lagos Govt rescues 11-year-old girl from her alleged abusive father


An 11-year old girl, allegedly being abused and assaulted by her biological father has been rescued after a neighbour residing on the same street with the family in Ikosi, Ketu area of Lagos reported her case to Directorate of Citizens Rights (DCR).

The Director, Citizens Rights, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Odusanya, who disclosed this on Thursday, June 3, said officials of the Ministry of Justice gathered that the assault by the father had occurred on several occasions before it was formally reported to the authorities.

“The good neighbour stated that the 61-year old man, who lost his wife – the mother of the victim and had remarried – was always in the habit of assaulting the victim and her sibling”, the Director explained.

She noted that officials of the Child Protection Unit, Lagos State Ministry of Youth and Social Development, arrested the alleged abusive father and took him to the Police Station for further investigations.

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The Director, Child Protection Unit, Mrs. Olubukayo Odukoya, said the rescued child would be taken to a government facility for necessary care and rehabilitation.

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