“We’ve recorded 89 cases of men beaten by their wives – Lagos govt

The Lagos State Government has said that they recorded 89 domestic violence cases against men who were battered by their wives between 2020 and the first quarter of 2021.

The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Cecilia Bolaji Dada, made this known at a ministerial news conference to mark the second year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office, in Lagos.

The commissioner said, in 2020, a total of 46 men reported at the ministry that their wives violated them.

She added that in the first quarter of 2021, 43 men reported that their wives battered them, making it a total of 89 men battered in less than two years.

“The figures captured only cases reported to WAPA even though some cases were reported directly to the Ministry of Justice and police station of…

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