How I was sexually abused for 7 months in Sokoto – 15-year old Patience Paul

15-year-old Patience Paul who was kidnapped on August 12th last year and forcefully converted to Islam in Sokoto state has recounted her ordeal at the hands of her abductor. Patience, who hails from Benue state said she was sexually abused by her captor for 7 months before she was freed on March 4th. It took the intervention of Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal before she regained her freedom. The primary six pupil told Leadership newspapers that her abductor and some Hisbah (Sharia police) personnel took her to an Imam in Runjin Sambo area of Sokoto with a claim that she wanted to convert to Islam. Also Read : Emir of Kano orders release of abducted teenager Ese Oruru “I was sent to buy biscuits and on my way I saw him (her abductor) and he persuaded me to come to his bungalow," she was quoted as saying. Patience said she was not forced into marriage...