Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has described the incidence of domestic violence that happened in Owo local government area of the state as barbaric.

Mrs Akeredolu stated this in a statement through the Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media & Archives, Mr Debo Akinbami

She described, occurrence in which one Mr Ojo Oluwaseun reportedly poured boiled water on his wife, Iyanu as bestial and intolerable.

Mrs Anyawu-Akeredolu advised women to be wary of abusive tendencies in spouses, speak up against domestic violence and possibly quit harmful relationships instead of enduring and consequently dying.

She also condemned the spate of spousal violence in the country especially the unfortunate demise of the popular gospel artiste, Osinachi Nwachukwu through physical abused by her spouse.

Mrs Akeredolu who said she would not allow the Owo case to be swept under the carpet hinted that Ondo State Agency Against Gender-Based Violence is already involved with the handling of the case, assuring that justice would be served.

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