A coalition of human rights organisations and gender activists, on Friday, protested against the alleged assault of a young police orderly, Inspector Teju Moses, by one Prof. Zainab Abiola.
Abiola who was also said to be a legal practitioner and human rights activist, reportedly assaulted Moses on Tuesday September 20, 2022, at her residence in Garki District in Abuja over alleged refusal of Moses to carry out menial and domestic chores at her residence.
A viral clip of the incident which trended online showed the security personnel bleeding profusely in her face.
The civil society organisations described the treatment of the police orderly as inhuman, unethical, unconscionable and degrading.
The Founding Director of Women’s Aid Collective and former Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Joy Ezeilo, led the protesters during a press conference in Abuja on behalf of the coalition.
The event was attended by the Country…