“During proceedings at the Samuel Ilori Court, Ogba, the survivor’s mother recounted her daughter’s defilement ordeal while at the day care centre.

“The court ruled that the perpetrator be remanded till the 14th of February, 2023 pending DPP’s legal advice,” the statement added.

Vivour-Adeniyi called on residents in the state to collaborate with the task force on Safeguarding and Child protection which comprises the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Office of Education and Quality Assurance and Lagos State DSVA.

She further stated that residents in the state should be assured that perpetrators of such heinous crimes would be prosecuted.