A huge number of women today, have marched to the Government House in Port Harcourt this morning, protesting over the killing of young women in hotels within the state.
The women stated that everybody deserve the right to life, including prostitutes, and should not be killed in such a gruesome manner.
The women, who were spotted dressed in black attires, called for an end to the ugly trend happening to women in the state.
Recall that reports have shown that at least no fewer than eight young women have been murdered in different hotels within the last two months.
Also remember that last week Friday, Rivers Female Youths protested to the State Police Command, demanding stronger measures to protect women against the recent serial killing of women in the state.
The Female Youths who displayed placards with different inscriptions decried the obvious targeting of women by suspected serial killers operating in the state.
Some of the placards read: “Hotel owners must be accountable and be responsible for their guests”, “She could be your sister, daughter, wife or friend”, “There is no life without women”.
Convener of the protest march, Soibi Ibibo Jack said that the female youths are at the State Police Command to demand stronger measures by the Police to apprehend the killers.
She also said once apprehended, the killer must be made to face the full weight of the law, irrespective of his/her political or social status.
Also Speaking, Peace Pepple from Opobo-Nkoro said as the Police works to secure women, there is the need for everyone to be careful.
Bidemi Edward-Odoi suggested the arrest and strict interrogation of affected hotels managers to compel others to the security of their hotels seriously.
The Rivers State Police commissioner Represented by DCP Chuks Enwonwu said that the Police is working with other security agencies to secure the lives of women and other residents.
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