KNSG Will Provide Support Towards Upliftment Of Human Right Activities – Barr. Dederi

Written by Pyramid FM Kano


The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Kano State, Barr. Haruna Isa Dederi while representing Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf at the opening ceremony of the Forth Cycle of the United Nations UPR Engagement with Stakeholders, organized by Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) at Tahir Guest Palace, Kano.

He said, that Kano been a state that respect human rights, the government will continue to remain resolute in facilitating the support for any move that will enhance the reforms and implementation of human rights activities.

The Commissioner therefore, expressed delight to the organizers of the UPR stakeholders engagement workshop for selecting Kano to be the venue of the event.

To the participants that come from across other states of the federation, he urged them to utilized what they will learn from the workshop so that it will be of benefit not only to their states but to the country at large.

Earlier, the representative of the Solicitor General of the Federation at the workshop, Barr. Princess Chikwuani said the objectives of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is to review the fulfillment of the human rights and commitments and obligations of all UN member states as contained in the UN charter.

Barr. Chikwuani added that the aim of the stakeholders engagement is to collect and collate information on the human rights situation in Nigeria for the Forth Cycle Review.

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