11 year old Margaret Joshua fleeing from banditry in Kebbi has died in Jos as a result of physical abuse by her supposed guardian, Mrs. Nneamaka Nwachuku, a Microbiologist, who works with one of the Research Institutes in Vom, Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The news of her death which has since gone viral on online media, elicited a visit by the Plateau State Commissioner Of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Rebecca Adar Sambo, to the Police command Headquarters, Jos in company of her Management staff, to follow up the case of an alleged assault that led to the death of the little girl by her guardian.
The victim who hails from Kebbi State was said to be fleeing from insecurity in her Community before some supposed helpers brought her to Jos to serve in the home of the Nwachukwus.
The alleged abuser, a mother of two who did not enroll the victim in any school in the over one year that she had stayed with them, was rather subjected to daily beating until she finally died.
A statement personally signed by the commissioner also revealed that after a recent assault, the girl was forced to sit in a container of hot water which burnt her behind resulting in fatality at a hospital on Monday.
The commissioner of who was recieved by the Deputy Commissioner of police, condemned the act in totality and advised Women as mothers , to be loving and caring.
She assured the general public that justice will take Its full cause and called on the general public to be calm, as Investigation is currently on going by the Security Agencies.
She appreciated the National Human Rights Commission and FIDA Plateau State as well as other Non Governmental Organizations working in collaborations with the State government against inhuman acts such the one led to loss of precious life urging them to continue voices of support where neccessary.