Fatima Usman, a 19-year-old lady, said that her father Usman Momoh, a 52 year old man took her virginity at age 12 on the floor in their kitchen in Owo area of Ondo state.
Fatima had earlier in a viral video accused her biological father of having sexual intercourse with her since she was 12 years old.
She said that her father had been sleeping with her none stop while her mother always looks the other way whenever she reports to her.
Speaking with newsmen, the victim said ” He normally wakes me up in the middle of the night in our room and take me to the kitchen to have sex with her. He usually holds a knife during the process.
According to her ” he would always threaten to kill me while holding a knife if I ever try to expose him.
Fatima said that whenever she made an attempt to tell her mother, she wouldn’t listen and the abuse kept coming regularly until last December when she decided to run out of home.
She pointed out that anytime her father woke her in the middle of the night and she refused, she would sleep outside their apartment till daybreak while her mother wouldn’t show concern to ask for the cause of her action.
Fatima who is just finished her Senior Secondary school explained that her father had made it a tradition to sleep with her before paying her school fees or fending for her needs.
She further alleged him of attempting to do the same with her junior sister who is 17years old.
The younger sister, Jemima confirmed this to the delegation sent to the family by the governors wife.
Jemila said her father once woke her up in the middle of the night under the guise of observing ablution but made a move to sleep with her but she refused and reported to her mother who scolded him not to try such again.
The father of Fatima, Usman Momoh has admitted sleeping with her but only once.
He asked the society to forgive him as he has realised his mistake.
Momoh stated that he didn’t know what came over him when he committed the act.
Meanwhile, the wife of the governor, Mrs Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu has waded into the matter and sent a delegation to the family of the victim.
The delegation was led by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Gender Research and Documentation, Mrs Temitope Daniyan who was accompanied by officials of the Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA.
Mrs Akeredolu’s intervention reportedly led to the re-arrest of the suspect who is gadner in a tertiary institution in the state.
Ondo Police spokesperson, Tee Leo lkoro said that the suspect has been rearrested noting that” this wasn’t the type of case that could be swept under the carpet.
“We will do everything possible within our means and legally to ensure that the man is prosecuted and the outcome will be known to everybody because I have listened to the girl and I think it’s pathetic. I was told that the man has been brought to the station because he was first granted bail”.