Sokoto Girl Abduction: Family, Friends To Meet Police, Governor’s Aide Today

The family and friends of Patience Paul, a 15-year old girl who was allegedly abducted and forced into a marriage in Sokoto, will meet with the police this morning.

Isaac Paul, the girl’s brother, said over the phone that they would also meet with Imam Imam, Governor Aminu Tambuwal’s spokesperson.

“The meeting is holding by 10 a.m. at the police headquarters in Sokoto,” Mr. Paul, 28, said.

The Sokoto State government on Thursday launched an ?investigation into the alleged abduction and forced marriage of Miss Paul.

Mr. Imam said on Thursday that the government had been unable to contact the victim’s family to shed more light on the allegation.

“In the interim, the Human Rights Commission was asked to present an interim report and update the public with all information as it becomes available,” Mr. Imam said.

Credit: PremiumTimes

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