Obaseki assures on protection of citizens’ rights, justice delivery


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured residents of the state that his administration will not relent in delivering dividends of democracy to its citizenry by fast-tracking the process of justice delivery and ensuring protection of human rights.

The governor said this in commemoration of the Human Rights Day, marked every December 10, by the United Nation (UN). This year marks the 71st anniversary of the observance, which began in 1948, when the UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Obaseki reassured that the Edo State Government under his leadership will continue to advance policies, programmes and reforms to protect young girls, women and other vulnerable groups in the state.

Governor Obaseki said, “As we mark the Human Rights Day, it is instructive that we, as a government, demonstrates a commitment to upholding the rights of every Edo resident. From the Child Rights Law; to the Law for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons; and efforts at…



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