Domestic Violence: Some 89 Men were reportedly beaten by their Wives
The Lagos State Government Of Nigeria has said 89 men reported that they were beaten or abused by their wives between 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.
The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Cecilia Bolaji Dada, stated this on Tuesday at a ministerial news conference to mark the second year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office, held in Ikeja, Lagos.
The commissioner said at the forum that, in 2020 for instance, a total of 46 men reported at the ministry that their wives abused them.
She added that in the first quarter of 2021 Which January to March, a total of 43 men reported assault by their wives, making it a total of 89 in less than two years.
Nigeria has seen wide spread of violence and abuse in recent time with people getting kidnapped, bandits causing mayhem and terrorist attacking communities and military base.