From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
A Group, Advocats SANS Frontiers France has
facilitated a three-day meeting with security agents working around administration of criminal justice in Kaduna State on principle of human rights.
The Group popularly known as Lawyers Without Border has also trained media practitioners and lawyers on documentation of human rights violation in Kaduna State
Speaking during the training Head of Office, Advocats SANS Frontiers, Angela Uwandu said, the capacity building training for security agents was aimed at promoting the human right principles around torture, arbitrary detention and extra judicial killings in Kaduna state.
She explained that Advocats SANS Frontiers France with support from the European Union is currently executing a project called Strengthening the National Actors Capacities and Advocation for Ending Severe Human Rights Violations in Nigeria (SAFE) bordering on torture, arbitrary detention and extra judicial killing.
In his remark Executive Director, CAPIO, Rev. Fr. Ambrose Ekeroku said, his organisation in partnership with Advocats SANS, decided to build the capacity of Police and other security agents and justice administrators on the need to respect the principle of human rights.
Similarly Coordinator, National Human Right Commission, Kaduna State office, Terngu Gwar, lamented the increase in issues of human right violations in Nigeria.