A 17-year-old girl simply identified as Favour who suffered spinal cord injury after she was severely beaten and raped in the Agbarha Industrial area of Lagos state in April 2020, has died.
The Non-Governmental Ogranization, DemiCare foundation, who has been following up her case, shared the sad news via its Twitter handle this afternoon.
LIB in June, shared the sad story of how Favour was beaten up, raped, and left inside a drainage to die by a 28-year-old man named Robinson GodDay, in the Agbarha Industrial area of Lagos state on April 23. Read here.
In an interview with LIB, Favour’s aunt, Mary Bassey, said the suspect had raped Favour in January. He was taken to the police station where he was made to write an undertaking vowing never to rape her again. Robinson in April, ambushed Favour again while she was returning from her job where she had done the night shift. He beat her up, raped her and threw her into the drainage, causing her to sustain spinal cord injury. She was found two days after the incident.
Favour had been in the hospital since then. She sadly lost the battle to regain her health.
Robinson has since been arrested.
May her soul rest in peace, Amen.