15yr old Benue state girl, Patience Paul tells how she was abducted & sexually abused for 7 months in Sokoto

Patience Paul, the 15 year old Benue state born girl who was abducted on
August 12th last year and forced into Marriage in Sokoto state where
she resides with her familywas freed on
March 4th after the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, intervened in
her case. 

In this new interview with Leadership newspaper, she tells how she was abducted and
sexually abused by her abductor for 7 months.

“I was sent to buy biscuits and on my way I saw him (her abductor) and
he persuaded me to come to his bungalow.”she said

Patience said she was not forced into marriage but that her abductor
turned her into a sex slave at the house of the Sarkin Baki.

“Yes, he was forcefully making love to me any time he wanted. They first
took me to Sarkin Baki house, and kept me there for seven months before
my parents came looking for me. They gave me something to drink, but I
refused to take the drink, and they took me to one room and locked me
inside the room. They forcefully made me to turn to Muslim and gave me
another name, Aisha. Some people wanted to marry me, but the Sarkin Baki
refused and said until I finish Islamic school before they marry me

Patience’s abductor has been arrested and will soon be prosecuted.


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