Ignore Rape Cases & Bag Two Years Imprisonment, Ambode Tells Teachers, Nurses, Socials Workers

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It has become a criminal offence for any worker in the
employment of the Lagos State government, who has a direct dealing with
children, not to report any case of rape to the appropriate authorities.
The coordinator of the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response
Team created by the Lagos State government, Titilola Adeniyi-Vivour, said any
of such mandated reporters who failed in this duty, risked being jailed for two
years.
Vivour-Adeniyi made this disclosure today during a courtesy
visit by DSVRT to The Punch Place.

According to her, those captured in the mandated reporters
group include school teachers, nurses, social workers among others. she however
said there was an ongoing effort by DSVRT to see that this executive order made
in 2014 was passed into law so that more people could be captured under it.

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