-by our correspondent.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), the foremost Human Rights Organization in Nigeria, under the leadership of Dr. Osagie Obayuwana, has announced dates for its 2021 Annual General Conference (AGC).
A statement from the Group says the Annual General Conference has been scheduled to hold on October 22nd and 23rd, 2021 at its National Secretariat, the Rights House, No. 43 Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos.
According to the statement, the theme of the AGC drawn from the prevailing state of the Nigerian nation is: “A Call to Service in a Troubled Nigeria” with Prof Tunde Babawale as the guest speaker. Members from over 21 State Branches across the country are expected to attend the conference.
The statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary of CDHR, Henry Peter Ekine, said the media, other Human Rights and Civil Society Organizations, as well as the public, are also expected to attend the AGC.
“The high points of the 2021 AGC, would be the election of new executives and the adoption of a new Constitution. Three delegates (Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer) from each branch shall constitute the electorates to elect the new executives.”
“CDHR remains committed to the promotion and defence of Human Rights of all citizens.” The statement read.