OVRAWAH PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS ON RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

Posted: 2017-03-07


The Ag. Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mrs. Oti Ovrawah has pledged commitment of the Commission to work assiduously with relevant stakeholders towards improving service delivery for the police and other law enforcement agencies especially as it relates to promotion and protection of human rights as well as respect for fundamental freedoms of all persons living in Nigeria.

Mrs. Ovrawah made this pledge while playing host to the Executive Director, Partners West Africa - Nigeria who also doubles as a consultant to J4A on policing component of Justice Reform Programme, Mrs. Kemi Okenyodo.

Mrs. Okenyodo said partners West Africa - Nigerian is willing to engage the Commission on policing component of the Security Justice Reform Program which was recently launched by the British High Commissioner.

The Executive Director who commended the result of the collaboration between the NHRC and J4A said she is seeking an opportunity of the existing relationship to build an Intervention to work towards accountability and improved service delivery for security agencies.


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