Girls docs in Cross River State below the auspices of the Medical Girls Affiliation of Nigeria, have protested the rising degree of insecurity within the state.
The ladies docs have been joined by a number of different ladies teams together with FIDA, Holy Baby Previous Ladies Affiliation, NAWOJ, Catholic Girls’s Affiliation, FGGC Owerri Previous Ladies Affiliation and Duke City Presbyterian Girls.
Talking throughout the protest, Dr. Bassey Nakanda, the chairperson of the Medical Girls Affiliation of Nigeria, Cross River chapter, decried the extent of insecurity within the state.
She stated ladies are on the receiving finish of the disaster and so they have determined to come back out and communicate for themselves as nobody will communicate for them.
Dr. Nakanda stated: “All types of ill-treatment are meted out on ladies and we’re all conscious that there was lots of kidnapping throughout Calabar.
“Now and again, even yesterday, there was a kidnap case and so we felt that as ladies we have now to talk out for ourselves.
“We all know that within the society we’re being appeared down on, if we don’t communicate towards this ourselves, no one will. That’s the reason we’re coming collectively and let everyone know that this has to cease.
“Calabar was probably the most peaceable state in Nigeria and proper now we live in worry and we can’t proceed to dwell in worry.
“We have to go to the governor and the royal fathers of the land and cry to them. If they’re holding quiet what are they going to bequeath to their kids?
“A land that everybody will dwell in worry, a land you can’t stroll free, a land you can’t work and keep secure? Because of this we got here out right here right now”, Dr. Nakanda stated.
The ladies teams who defied a heavy downpour took their protests to the governor’s workplace, the Workplace of the Commissioner of Police advert properly because the palace of the Obong of Calabar.
In addition they protested on the widespread Bassey Duke Effigy in Calabar the place they sensitized the general public on the menace of kidnapping and insecurity within the state.