The attention of the Hon. Commissioner for Education, Science and
Technology, has been drawn to reports of sexual harassment and cases
of rape in some Secondary Schools in the state.
The Ministry wants to assure the general public that investigations
have commenced on the allegations in conjunction with the Office of
the Attorney General. At the end of the investigations, those found
culpable shall be dealt with in accordance with extant regulations.
Proven cases of criminality shall be handed over to the appropriate
authorities for prosecution in line with the laws of the land.
Meanwhile, the general public is hereby assured of the commitment of
the Dr. Kayode Fayemi-led administration to Child Rights protection,
especially the Girl Child.
This applies not only within the confines of our educational
institutions, but in all the nooks and crannies of Ekiti State. Ekiti
State Government will continue to do all within its power to ensure
the security and protection of the Girl Child.
We will also not hesitate to bring pedophiles and child molesters to
book, whenever they are apprehended