By Hassan Umar Shallpella, Adamawa
Adamawa recorded 774 cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence between 2020 and the first half of 2021.
Similarly, 297 perpetrators have so far been convicted.
These were disclosed in Yola and by Dr Ukohi Ukiwo, Technical Lead, Managing Conflict in Nigeria (MCN) Programme at the opening of a five-day capacity building workshop.
About 50 participants made up of Doctors, Nurses, and Counsellors management of Sexual Based Violence from the 21 local government areas of the state are attending the training.
Evidence In his remark, Dr Bashir Sulaiman, Executive Chairman Adamawa State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ADSPHCDA) said the agency was responding positively to cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in the state.
The workshop was organized by the Adamawa State Primary Healthcare Development Agency in collaboration with MCN and funded by the British Council through the European Union.