A Lawyer, Mrs Rhoda Odumafor, who was involved in the case of a man who defiled 2 minors in Bayelsa State, has been celebrated by the International Federation of Women Lawyer (FIDA) Nigeria, Bayelsa branch.
Mrs Rhoda Odumafor, a Senior State counsel prosecuted the case of the man and got him sentenced to 13 years in prison.
The organisation posted her photos on their way to Face book page, reiterating it’s commitment to fight against Child Abuse.
“We are all women in different platforms fighting for the sexually abused child in our society to get justice. Such Victories come on different platforms but all in all we are together.
This was the case for our own Rhoda Odumafor, a committed Fidan and a Senior State counsel who prosecuted a case of a man who defiled two minors age 6&9 and was sentenced to 13yrs imprisonment for rape and 3 yrs for indecent treatment both to run concurrently @ HIGH CRT 8.
In an excited mood hear her comments to her digital chairperson and our learned DPP:
“Thanks my role models. I love you . The inspiration is from both of you. God bless you both for me”
All women are excited. # NORESTINGPLACE FORAPAEDOPHILE#
WELL DONE OUR OWN RHODA. #GOD BLESS YOU OUR OWN LEARNED DPP. WOMEN MAKING WOMEN PROUD
FIDA is an international Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) in consultative status with the economic and social council of the United Nations (ECOSOC). Organised in 1944 at Mexico City, the group was originally known officially by its Spanish name, Federacion Internacional de Abogadas.
Its mission is to promote the welfare of women and children and the principle and aims of the United Nations in their legal and social aspects. FIDA obtained UN Consultative status in 1954. FIDA consists of individual members and affiliate organisations. Individual members must be women admitted to the practice of law in their respective countries.
Affiliate organisations have been established in 73 countries in all 5 continents of the world. FIDA holds national, regional and international conferences and a biennial congress held in the country of the current president. Presidency is rotated around the five continents of the world.