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Mercy Aigbe, Tonto Dikeh and Queen Wuraola lead walk against Domestc Violence (Photos)

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By Eventlabgh , in Celebrity Entertainment News , at June 30, 2017


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Actresses Tonto Dikeh, Mercy Aigbe and Queen Wuraola, the wife of the Ooni of Ife, are leading a campaign against domestic violence.

The trio in conjunction with the 1in3 Africa campaign are walking the streets of Lagos today, June 30, 2017, to show their displeasure at the high rate of domestic violence cases.

Recall that Mercy Aigbe and Tonto Dikeh are both victims of domestic violence and have taken the DV awareness to heart.

The group kicked off their walk at 10 am under the Falomo Bridge by Awolowo Road, Lagos. This comes after Aigbe took to Instagram writing, “Battery and Assault is a CRIME! #saynodomesticviolence #saynotoassault

Join us in the #1in3Africa campaign, a campaign against violence! We are walking the streets of lagos to show our displeasure at this menace that is eating deep into our system……. Join us tomorrow by 10am, Start off point is Falomo Bridge by Awolowo Road……

Conflicts should be settled amicably and not through violence, only weak men hit women.”

The #1in3Africa Campaign is formally endorsed by the Emir of Kano, Actress Tonto Dikeh, Toke Makinwa, and Mercy Aigbe. Supporters include Kate Henshaw, Ini Edo, Monalisa Chinda, Uche Jombo, Funke Akindele, Seyi Shay, Adunni Ade, Ndidi Obioha, Chika Acholonu, Ifeoma WIlliams amongst many others.

“It is our God given right, not just to show empathy towards victims but to set forth action to help them find their voice. Silencing the abused is also a form of abuse. Men also have a crucial role to play in speaking out against violence. This awareness also includes demanding a change of the cultural and social stigmas that perpetuate the problem. Together, we can help those who need us.”

– Her Majesty Wuraola Zynab Ogunwusi.


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