Niger governor’s wife seeks justice for toddler victim of genital mutilation

By Isa Lapai, Minna

 Wife of Niger State Governor, Dr. Amina Abubakar Bello has described the cutting off of the genital of four months old baby, Buhari Dauda by his stepmother as an horrendous act and the height of wickedness. 

She condemned the stepmother’s action in a statement signed by her Press Secretary, Aisha Wakaso, saying it was heartbreaking to see an innocent boy go through such a near death experience.

Expressing joy that the boy was still alive, she assured that everything would be done to bring the perpetrator to justice adding that all machinery to ensure the boy receives the best medical attention has been put in place.

She appealed to members of the public to always exercise restraint when they are angry, so that innocent children or even adults do not become unfortunate victims of unwarranted violence.

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