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Human rights abuse must be addressed – IHRC

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By Abdulwasiu Usman

IHRC urges infrastructure, digitization, and promotion of MSMEs in the nation.

The International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) has called on the federal government to fortify human rights by addressing the issues bedeviling human rights and inducing slander and outrage against Nigerians, which is said to have a large part as to why citizens are leaving the country, causing brain drain. IHRC further urges the development of infrastructure, digitization, and promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) for sustainable development of the nation, thus noting that these are amenities all citizens are entitled to and it is their rights.

Dr. Duru Hezekiah, IHRC’s Head of Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria, who made this known at a conference meeting organized to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations, stressed that absence of adequate infrastructure and other development indices predispose citizens to circumstances in which their rights are abused at home and in Diaspora. He added that these reasons are what propel the fast depletion of quality expertise in the country.

Much needed human rights recognition and amenities in the country.

While emphasizing the string of woes hampering citizen’s right in the country, Dr Hezekiah exemplifies that a country like Nigeria has never celebrated 24 hours of electricity supply, the oil regime management is shrouded in secrecy, the state of roads have never at any time been in the best shape for travelers, the public education sector is at its worst times, and lives have been wasted through incessant killings everywhere. These are just a few of the human rights infringements and abuses against Nigerians.

Furthermore, he said too much hardship and fear of insecurity have led to the migration of most Nigerians to Western countries, which is notable expertise. While several girls who forced there move abroad are being abused as sexually. The organization, thus, urges human rights recognition and adequate developmental amenities in the country. Also, executive director of Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights and a human right lawyer, Frank Tietie, in his declaration during a speech titled ‘Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All’, affirms that either the poor or the affluent, everyone is entitled to benefit the quality of life.

National peace should be promoted for a conducive learning atmosphere.

Tietie stated that backed with empirical, mathematical and historical aspects, what drives individuals to migrate from their homeland to a more developed country is nothing but the fact that these affluent countries do uphold human rights duly, whereas impoverished ones neglect them. On his part, Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, who highlighted that every Nigerian has the right to free education at the primary and fundamental levels, nonetheless criticizes the effect of insecurity in the northeast. He remarked that the insecurity is a huge barrier inhibiting the government in its course to engage millions of out-of-school children in the area.

Mallam Adamu further highlighted some depictions of particular hindrance which leads children to remain out of school and also some condition where education has been threatened. However, he stressed the need to secure national peace and safety in order to create a conducive atmosphere for learning. Patrick Areghan, head of the Nigerian office of the West African Examinations Council, also emphasized that education is not only a right but also the gateway to the development of human capital, which in turn creates and increases possibilities.

The current state of insecurity in the country poses a danger.

He continued by stating that education is the finest investment a country can make in its citizens and the country’s future as a whole, citing its potential to create wealthy, healthy, and equal communities. The current state of insecurity in the country poses a severe danger to the full enjoyment of this freedom. There is an immediate need for a comprehensive strategy to combat risks militating against the right to education, such as abducting children and instructors and burning schools.


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Admin
9 months ago

Human rights abuse must be addressed – IHRC – IHRC urges infrastructure, digitization, and promotion of MSMEs in the nation. – Express your point of view.

DimOla
DimOla
Member
9 months ago

The federal government need to address the human rights abuse that is completely not encouraging at all. Everything that any citizen of Nigeria needs is to live securely without fear of threat or molestation and providing everything necessary to make life conducive.

SarahDiv
SarahDiv
Member
9 months ago

We need to call the attention of the Nigerian government to address the issues of human rights abuse. There are several needs every Nigerian citizens not live a peaceful and secured life but were not made available by our government. It is well

Abusi
Abusi
Member
9 months ago

Human rights have been abused so many times in this administration. It need to he addressed quickly and justice should be dispensed adequately.

Hassan Isa
Hassan Isa
Member
9 months ago

the Nigerian government, at the federal level, to address the problems that plague human rights and cause slander and indignation against Nigerians in order to strengthen human rights.

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
Member
9 months ago

the promotion of Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Businesses (also known as MSMEs) as well as the creation of necessary infrastructure in order to ensure the nation’s continued sustainable growth.

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
Member
9 months ago

Due to a lack of proper infrastructure and other development indicators, residents are more likely to find themselves in situations where their rights are violated both at home and while they are living abroad.

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
Member
9 months ago

The majority of Nigerians have fled to western countries in search of better opportunities and to escape the country’s pervasive sense of insecurity as a result of excessive suffering.

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
Member
9 months ago

some illustrations of specific obstacles that prevent children from attending school, as well as some examples of conditions in which education is in jeopardy

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
Member
9 months ago

the requirement to ensure the peace and safety of the nation in order to generate an environment that is amenable to education.

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
Member
9 months ago

Kidnappings of students and teachers, as well as the destruction of educational facilities, are just two examples of the threats that must be immediately addressed in order to protect the right to education.

theApr
theApr
Member
9 months ago

Deprivation of human rights should not be tolerated. Sadly the governments are the ultimate predators. Nigerians are being deprived if a lot of things which are rights of every individual. And this has caused a drastic surge of migration.

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
Member
9 months ago

The federal government need to address frequent abuse of human rights. As a citizen, we have been deprived of our right at different level. Pls something should be done concerning it.

Haykaylyon26
Haykaylyon26
Member
9 months ago

The human right need to be respect and treat according it should be so people can fight for the right and been protect by law. Human right need to be stop abused the government need to strength it well

jdpumping
jdpumping
Member
9 months ago

Human rights abuse is on the high in all facets of life in our nation and our government are yet to do anything and the suffering of the citizenry is too much and it must be alleviated.

Remi1
Remi1
Member
9 months ago

The public education system is in dire straits, the roads have never been in the best condition for travel, and countless lives have been lost in senseless homicides committed everywhere. These are only a few of the violations and abuses of Nigerians’ human rights.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
Member
9 months ago

Human rights violations in Nigeria need immediate action from the government, and we must make that happen. There are a number of things that are essential for every Nigerian to have in order to live a safe and secure life that our government has failed to provide.

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
Member
9 months ago

Human rights abuse is on the high in Nigeria. Law not active in Nigeria. Government cause it. They are above the law, so human right is nothing to them

Christiana
Christiana
Member
9 months ago

As a result of the country’s extreme poverty and instability, most Nigerians have emigrated to the West in quest of better possibilities.

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
Member
9 months ago

a few examples of the sorts of situations that put children’s access to an education at risk and of the kinds of difficulties they face on their way to class