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Niyola talks about being molested a number of times and rape

Niyola Talks about Being Molested

A few months ago Lola Okoye revealed that she had been abused when she was younger (HERE) and now EME artist, Niyola, has revealed that she also went through sexual abuse when she was younger. She disclosed this in an interview with Pearl for SoundCity Divas. She also opened up about other personal experiences. See excerpts below: “I have been molested quite a number of times.
Thankfully, I haven’t been raped. I have been molested by both people I never
imagined would molest me…and obviously strangers as well. And it wasn’t once,
it wasn’t twice. It wasn’t three times. But what helped me was that I started
to try to figure out at that time why anybody would want to do that to me or to
any female. I realised it was cowardice. Alot of things could be done to
prevent the situations and protect yourself. I remember for a very long time, I
would never visit guys. And when I started to live alone when I was in school,
you would never come to my room for any reason. For a very long time I was
paranoid. But I realised that if you share your experience with people, your
fellow women, you’ll find that it’s not that big a deal that you can’t come out
& talk about it because it’s not your fault that someone tried to molest
you. Such people should actually be punished and brought to book.”  

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