Sexual abuse: Nollywood actresses Hilda Dokubo, Tonto Dikeh, others hit the streets in protest

Sexual abuse: Nollywood actresses Hilda Dokubo, Tonto Dikeh, others hit the streets in protest

- Some Nigerian female celebrities have hit the streets of Lagos and Abuja in protest against sexual abuse of young girls and women

- Nollywood actresses Hilda Dokubo, Tonto Dikeh who lent their voices to the fight against rape shared photos and videos on Instagram

- The entertainers also demanded justice for the recent victims of molestation in the country

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The past few days on social media have been long and arduous in light of the death of some young Nigerian ladies who lost their lives to sexual abuse.

This has also led to several victims who have suffered molestation coming out to share their horrific experiences at the hands of sexual predators.

In light of these occurrences, some popular female celebrities who have been agitating on social media took the fight for justice to the streets of Lagos and Abuja in a bid to protest against the continuous cases of sexual abuse.

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Nollywood actresses Hilda Dokubo, Tonto Dikeh, comedian Warri Pikin and media personality Bolanle Olukanni, were among popular celebrities who were spotted lending their voices to the Stand to End Rape cause.

Dokubo in an Instagram post urged authorities to stop sweeping rape cases under the carpets while they let abusers roam free to do more harm.

She said: “We can't keep burying our children because those who are supposed to be protecting us are busy questioning and blaming the victims. When those who stood up and demanded justice is counted. Will you be numbered?What will your number be known for?”

See her post below:

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Similarly, actress Tonto Dikeh flooded her Instagram page with photos from the protest.

Check them out below:

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Media personality Bolanle Olukani urged the Nigerian police to do better in getting justice for rape victims. According to her, the response gotten at the command headquarters was disappointing.

She said: "We need you to do better for us. Help us . Protect us ! Honestly very disappointed with the response we got at the Command Headquarters."

See her post below:

More from the protest from Warri Pikin below:

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a group identified as Say No Campaign, stated that the federal government must take responsibility for increasing cases of rape in Nigeria.

The group made this clear while reacting to the rape of a 12-year-old girl by 11 men, one of whom was 57-year-old man, in Jigawa state and another rape of a 22-year-old female student, Vera Omozuwa, by four men who gruesomely murdered her, in a church at Benin Edo state.

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