By: Ifeanyi Okonkwo
The first lady of Anambra State and founder of the charity organization, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFE), Dr. Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme) has expressed outrage over stripping and parading naked of a woman alleged to have committed adultry by some persons in a video circulating on social media platforms.
Mrs. Obiano condemned the treatment meted out to the woman in a statement she made through the Deputy Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Mr. Emeka Ozumba.
She said, ” My attention was drawn to a video clip containing graphic images of a woman subjected to ignominious treatment of the worst kind. She was not only publicly condemned over alleged adultery, but paraded stark naked on the streets.
I must say that the conduct of the persons who took laws into their hands to debase the hapless woman was barbaric and disgusting.
How could anyone have contrived to subject a fellow human being to such debasing treatment in this 21st century beats my imagination.
I am particularly unhappy because it is a clear betrayal and an affront on the values of our society and a demarketing of the efforts we made in the last eight years to promote the dignity and respect for our women.”
Mrs Obiano said that she has already called the attention of the relevant authorities to weigh in and bring the perpetrators of the dastardly act to book as it cannot be condoned in the society.