WINDHOEK, AUG. 29 – The Namibian National Students Organization (NANSO) has expressed shock, anger and outrage at the circumstances surrounding the death of nine-year old, Avihe Cheryl Ujaha.
A statement issued by Secretary of Gender and Social Welfare Lesley Sanjah said NANSO condemned the death of the the infant, and expressed deep condolences to the family of the victim.
“We hereby express our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and community of Katutura in general, as she was a part of us and part of our vision and hope for a brighter future. We have been shaken by this barbaric, inhumane and backward acts of violence. Indeed we live in a society that manifest itself in all forms of violence and discriminates against women and children, who are a source of our civilization. Hence, there’s more to be done by law makers and law enforcement to ensure the safety of not only women and children but everyone,” read the statement.
In addition, NANSO called for agents of the law and citizens to uphold the law with “immediate effect” in an attempt to bring to book the culprits of the heinous crime.
“In order to bring forth the perpetrators and murderers of such heinous crime to book with immediate effect, to face the full might of the law, we call on the police and all agencies of the law, with the community to urgently work together to bring about justice in the name of young beautiful Cheryl and in the name of many others that fell victim to such acts and various forms of violence in our community. We reiterate our heartfelt condolences and support to the family and wish them strength in this difficult time.”
Yesterday, the entire nation was shocked after details surrounding the mysterious and tragic passing on of nine-year old Ujaha, whose body was found in Komasdahl yesterday emerged. – firstname.lastname@example.org