Nollywood Media | 20 July 2016 17:01 CET

Women Group demands apology from Senator Melaye.

By Yetunde Verissimo

The Group - The Legislative Advocacy Coalition on Violence Against Women (LACVAW) has expressed her

displeasure at the indecent behavior of Senator Dino Melaye against Senator Oluremi Tinubu. The altercation was said to occur at a closed door Executive session of the Senate on the 12th of July.

The group says that the use of abusive words and threats by senator Melaye against Senator Tinubu was indecent and an offense under the Violence Against Persons (prohibition) act, 2015.

LACVAW is demanding that Senator Melaye apologizes to Senator Tinubu and to Nigerian women. They are also asking a statement from the Senate President, Senate Ethics committee and the All Progressive Congress to call Senator Melaye to order.

To emphasize their point, the group would be holding a rally, on the 20th of July, at the National Assembly.

The Chairperson Board of trustees, LACVAW, Dr. Charming Pereira‎, Saugatuck Mahdi(MFR), secretary general of Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) and other representative of LACVAW would be part of the rally.

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