Stakeholders in the human Rights commission has called for the expression of the fundamental human right of individuals in the society.

This was made known at a programme organised by the committee for the defence of human rights(CDHR) with the topic:” Respect For Human Rights And  Dignity Of  Human Person: A Panacea For Credible Elections”.

The event took place at NUT  Hall, KUTO IN ABEOKUTA ,Ogun State on Monday.

      In his speech , the honourable commissioner for special duties, Chief Olu ODEYEMI said, the fundamental  human rights of individuals in the society should be an opportunity for them to express themselves at any point in time.

    Also speaking at the event , the commissioner of police  in Ogun State Mr Ahmed Illiyasu said, stakeholders like INEC  must be prepared  adequately for the general elections coming up on February 16, 2019. Illiyasu also said, the media should try as much as possible to report a free and fair election without any bias or favouritism. Moreover, he emphasized that there need to be adequate security during the 2019 general elections by preventing crimes during the election.

By Joshua Olagundoye

Communicate

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