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NSCDC inaugurates Citizens’ Integrity Unit to fight rape in Nigeria

News Summed Up 2020-06-05 05:30:00

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday created a Citizens’ Integrity Unit across its formations to prosecute anyone culpable of sexual violence in the nation. Gana said the citizens’ integrity unit of the Corps was set up due to the predominant rate of rape and Citizens’ behaviour in the society. The unit is said to comprise the staff from the Legal Unit with inclusion of women among the committee members. As a lawyer, I understand what integrity of Citizens is all about, we shall do everything in our capacity to end rape in Nigeria; he said. COVID-19: Nigeria Records 350 New Cases, Total Now 11,516The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 350 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 11,516.