The Olowu of Iwoland, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has said in a bid to protect young girls and women against rape, thousands of pepper spray have been purchased for distribution in Iwoland.
Oba Akanbi, who condemned the act of rape in strong terms, said he would do everything possible to safeguard the females in his domain.
Here is the full press release from the palace.
The palace of Oluwo of Iwoland, HIM Oba (Dr.) Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, will on Monday, 15th June, 2020 distribute free pepper sprays to females in Iwoland.
Worried by the incessant cases of raping in the nation, the monarch said his action is aimed at protecting the dignity of ladies through provision of pepper spray as defence item against rapists.
Interested females across the three local governments of Iwo, Ayedire and Ola-Oluwa are enjoined to converge on Oluwo’s palace on Monday June 14 by 10 am.
There will be a brief enlightenment and training on its usage and protection against sexual assault.