Femi Gbajabiamila revealed this while he received a delegation of 12 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), in his office on Friday in Abuja.
According to him, he plans to meet up with state assembly speakers to interact with them on the pressing need to domesticate the Child Right Act and the Violence Against Persons Act.
He added that he is aware that too many Nigerian states are yet to take vital steps to prevent rape in the country and he is very willing to correct that.
His words, “I am aware that over 20 states are yet to domesticate the Child Right Act and the Violence Against Persons Act.
“Next week, I will have a zoom meeting with all the speakers and I hope that at the end, these Acts will be domesticated across the 36 states.”
”In some countries, just complementing a woman can be sexual harassment depending on how she feels but here you can even stroke her hair.”
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Femi Gbajabiamila (born June 25, 1962, surname also spelled Gbaja-Biamila and Gbajabiamila) is a Nigerian lawyer, All Progressives Congress Leader, and Speaker of Nigeria’s 9th House of Representatives.
Gbaja Biamila attended Igbobi College in Yaba, Lagos, King William’s College on the Isle of Man, United Kingdom, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, United States, and the University of Lagos in Lagos.
Gbaja Biamila was elected to the House in 2003, and re-elected in 2007. He represents the Surulere I constituency of Lagos State (see Nigerian National Assembly delegation from Lagos) in the House of Representatives. He is the Speaker of the House of Representation.
He was elected speaker in the 9th National Assemly, House of Representative, with 283 vote, while his opponent Mohammed Umar Bago, came Second with 78 votes.
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