Recently, social media has been dotted with calls for justice for a 22 year old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo State, who was raped and killed by unknown persons while reading in RCCG church in Benin city.
This has made many celebrities to come out to lend their voices against rape.
One of such celebrities is former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khafi, who said she was also in the past raped. But that she didnt voice it because her rapist confessed right after he did that, and because others told her that she caused the rape.
On her Twitter page, Khafi wrote: “#WhyIDidntReport my rape case was because he apologised right after, because I made myself believe him being drunk was an excuse. Because the one person I did tell said I caused it. Because I felt dirty and ashamed.”
She added that she chose to speak out about the incident, so as to encourage other victims to also speak out for themselves.
“This happened to me and I’m sharing in the hope that others like me will feel no shame in sharing what happened to them. Please don’t deflect or say it is not my story when it was already hard enough sharing it.”