Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, stated his administration has leveraged each alternative to advertise human rights and elementary freedoms of residents of the state by varied time-honoured initiatives.
Talking throughout the inauguration of the modernized Enugu State Workplace of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee (NHRC), situated at Eziagu Avenue, New Haven, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed that his administration has initiated and achieved so much in selling human rights and elementary freedoms of the residents, by domestication of the Little one Rights Act within the state and institution of the Tamar-Sexual Assault and Referral Heart (Tamar-Sarc) for provision of free medical, authorized and counseling companies for victims of rape, particularly ladies and ladies.
Different initiatives embrace the “institution of Oasis of Hope for the Needy, a middle for taking good care of weak youngsters, in addition to victims of sexual and home assaults; coaching of employees of Enugu State Waste Administration Authority (ESWAMA) on software of human rights rules in enforcement and compliance; and coaching of the State Neighborhood Watch Associations on human rights points”.
Inaugurating the workplace, Gov. Ugwuanyi famous that it was an event to indicate solidarity with the nationwide company which has been within the frontline of defending, selling and implementing human rights in addition to offering an extra-judicial mechanism for the respect and delight of human rights.
He disclosed that the state authorities, in recognition of the strategic significance of the Fee’s mandate and its implication for the nation’s democracy and delight of life by citizenry, supported the renovation works on the workplace inside the limits of obtainable assets, stressing: “We’re actually glad we did; and sincerely want we might do extra”.
“It’s, due to this fact, self-evident that Enugu State Authorities and Nationwide Human Rights Fee are companions in pursuit of an egalitarian society the place human rights and elementary freedoms are elevated to directive rules of state coverage”, Gov. Ugwuanyi stated.
Commending the Govt Secretary, Anthony Ojukwu Esq., the administration and whole employees of the Fee “for the hope and extra-judicial justice they offer to the frequent man”, the governor reiterated his administration’s dedication to the unwavering promotion of human rights of the citizenry of Enugu State.
Gov. Ugwuanyi was honoured by NHRC “for finishing up human rights pleasant programmes” within the state.