Abdulrosheed Akanbi, the controversial king of Iwo in Osun State, has charged the federal government to legalise use of defence instruments such as stun guns and pepper spray for women as protection against rapists.
The follows the surging cases of rαpe around the country.
In the past week, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) and Barakat Bello, a student of Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan were rαped and killed.
Reacting in a statement signed by Alli Ibrahim, his media aide, the monarch said the use of the items would serve as short term defence for women.
“The spate of recurrences is unassuming. It must be checkmated through further constitutional legislations to invite sanity to our society and respect the dignity of Nigerian females.