Tokunbo Awoniyi wants tougher penalty for women abuse

Wife of the Kogi State Deputy Governor, Tokunbo Awoniyi, has advocated stiffer penalties for persons involved in violence against women.
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Mrs Awoniyi who gave the charge in her Christmas message to women in Kogi State urged them to always speak out whenever they are abused.

She described Christmas as a time of peace, love and compassion and lamented the increasing cases of violence against women in the country.

She appealed to women to take their rightful place in building a united family, saying a society with well-knit families end up making a better nation and called on Nigerians to share love through giving to the less privileged and the vulnerable in the spirit of Christmas.

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