2018 National Human Rights Commission || Press Release

FREE FLOW OF INFORMATION ESSENTIAL IN CIVIL/MILITARY RELATIONS

Posted: 2018-10-10


The National Human Rights Commission says mutual trust and free flow of information between the civil populace and the Military are crucial towards achieving human rights friendly security operations in Nigeria.

Executive Secretary of the Commission, Tony Ojukwu esq stated this in Abuja at a Civil-Military Relations Accountability Forum organized by the NHRC in collaboration with CLEEN Foundation and Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolution.

Ojukwu who was represented at the occasion by the Assistant Director Legal, Mr. Halilu Adamu said that as a way of addressing allegations of rights violations against the Military, the Commission ensured that human rights desks are established in all Military Services and appointment of a human rights Adviser to the Chief of Defense Staff among other interventions.

According to the NHRC boss Civil Military Relations Forum has provided a formidable platform for security operatives to tell their own story and for members of the public to peer review their operations in line with human rights standards.


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