November 30, 2023

Jeffrey Adaralegbe, Abuja

The National Human Rights Commission, NHMRC expressed the importance of collaboration with othe Government Agencies, Civil Society Organizations, Institutions, Stakeholders and the general public to achieve its proposed strategic plans for 2024 – 2027.

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission Dr. Tony Ojukwu OFR, SAN, made the remarks during a stakeholders meeting on the proposed NHRC Strategic Plan 2024 – 2027 at the Commissions Headquarters in Abuja

Dr. Tony said, the Commission will partner with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Public Complaints Commission because of their presence in all the local government areas across the country, their offices in these locations will serve as collation point for complaints on human rights violations.

He further explained that the four-year Strategic Plan aims to guide the Commission in carrying out its mandate and fulfill Nigeria’s commitment to International Human Rights principles, including those enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and various regional and international conventions.

Human Rights boss also said, the Human, the key objectives of the Plan to be undertaken between 2024 – 2027are informed by the Thematic Areas of Focus of the Commission, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), the National Development Plan 2021 -2025 of the Federal Government of Nigeria, and the Policy Thrust and 8 Point Agenda of the Renewed Hope Agenda of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR administration in the interest of all Nigerians.

“We want to further improve on some key areas from 2019 and then look at some emerging trends in the critical areas of Human Rights that we need to give utmost priority to”. He added.

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