‘Free kidnapped Commissioner for Women Affairs’, CPN echoes

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Child Protection Network, CPN a network of organised civil society organisations given to child advocacies and interventions has called for the immediate and unconditional release of the Cross River state commissioner for women affairs who is currently in kidnappers’ den NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

They made this position recently through a press release tagged ‘Release Associate Professor Gertrude Njar’ where they called on the state government to ensure the release of the appointee.

According to the press release, ‘On the Ist day of February, 2023, we received information of the kidnap of the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Associate Prof. Gertrude Njar. This is a very sad event; one that should never have happened. We condemn the abduction of citizens whether it is by criminals or politically motivated. Citizens have the right to go about their lawful business without fear of harm.

‘The state of security in our State has been of great concer to all citizens. If government officials are not safe, who then is safe?

‘The children and good people of Cross River State, call for the immediate and unconditional release of Prof. Njar. She occupies a very important role in the prevention of violence against children and should be allowed to return to her desk.

‘I appeal to the Governor to do all within his power to secure the release of a mother of Cross River children. The security agencies should step up their work to secure her release and protect all citizens from being attacked by these criminals.’

Meanwhile, kidnappings has taken a new dimension in Cross River especially along the Odukpani-Akamkpa-Ugep High Way.



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