Press Release

As Nigeria joins the rest of the West African Sub Region to commemorate the 2022 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Human Rights Day, Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu SAN, has called on government and relevant stakeholders to do more in providing healthcare services for children in order to ensure adequate enjoyment of their rights to health.

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The 5th Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC or the Commission) held its 1st Statutory meeting on 16th September, 2021 at the National Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja. The meeting was preceded by a 3-day Council/Management Retreat which attracted several dignitaries including the leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives’ Committees on Human Rights, the Administrator of the NJI, two former Executive Secretaries and a former Member of the Council together with the Management of the Commission

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