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Avocats Sans Frontier, France pays a visit to the Lagos State Ministry of Justice

Today, the Hon. Attorney-General/ Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN received in his office at Alausa, Ikeja on Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 a delegation from Avocats Sans Frontier, France ( An international Solidarity Organization created to strengthen the rule of law and access to Justice for the most vulnerable people)

During the courtesy visit, the delegation led by Country Director, Angela Uzoma- Iwuchukwu  requested a continuous synergy between Avocats Sans Frontier and the State Government inorder to:

 Promote easy access to justice for vulnerable who sometimes suffer arbitrarily detention  or torture from Law Enforcement Agencies. Also, the organization defends the rights of any persons who may have been deprived of their independence or abused in the exercise of their function.

While responding to the requests of Avocats Sans Frontier,  the Attorney- General noted that the State is committed to upholding the rule of law and also protect the right of the citizenry, most especially the vulnerable ones in the society.

L-R; Ms. Iyabo Oshodi, Senior Special Adviser to the Attorney General, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, Solicitor-General & Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Angela Uwandu, Country Director, Avocats Sans Frontiers, France; Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN,  Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Rev. Ambrose Ekeronu, Dir. CAPIO, SAFE, Program Partner, Barr. Chigozie Ikedimma, Legal Officer,  SAFE Program, Lagos and Mrs. Olayinka Adeyemi, Director Public Prosecutions, Ministry of Justice during a courtesy visit by Avocats Sans Frontier, France (a Non- Governmental Organization) to State Attorney-General/Commissioner of Justice Office at Alausa, Ikeja on Wednesday 5th May, 2021.

He reiterated that the State Government has zero -tolerance for any form of extra- judicial ill-treatment of residents by Security Personnel.

The Commissioner promised that the State Government will continue to collaborate with Stakeholders and Organizations to ensure effective and efficient administration of Justice in the State.

Avocats Sans Frontier, France pays a visit to the Lagos State Ministry of Justice
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