A Statement on the issue released by the Secretary of the Lion Bar: Andrew O. Lawani indicated as follows:
Please take notice that the committee earlier constituted has been enlarged and christened as ‘Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Committee’. The members are as follows;
Onyinyechi Nwachukwu Chairman
Stella Ojeme, Alternate Chairman
Orobosa Okunbor, Secretary
Mariam Erakhoba Ilavbare Consultant
Terms of Reference amongst others are as follows
1 To ensure the provision of an effective, comprehensive, and coordinated response to cases of gender-based violence
2 To ensure the effective prosecution of gender-based violence cases in the State
3 To represent the Bar in any fora involving issues of sexual and gender-based violence
4 To liaise with the Police, Ministry of Justice, and the Judiciary in ensuring the effective implementation of the VAP Law
5 To raise awareness of gender-based violence issues among stakeholders, survivors, and members of the public.
O. A. Lawani Esq, Secretary, NBA Benin
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