AEPB, Others Respond To NHRC Summons


The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) and other Agencies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration were at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday May, 2019 to answer to allegations of human rights violations from raids on Night Clubs and other locations in Abuja.

A release made available to newsman in Abuja by director Corporate Affairs and External Linkages, Mr Lambert Oparah, said the NHRC had on May 10th 2019 issued summons to the Director of the AEPB following complaints received from some civil society organisations, CSOs over allegations of raids on night clubs, arrests, molestations and sexual assaults of some women by agents of the FCT led by the AEPB.

The coordinator of Abuja Municipal Metropolitan Council, (AMMC) Alh Baba Shehu Lawal appeared before the Commission alongside the Directors, Security Services, Social Welfare, Development Control and Abuja Environmental Protection Board.

The representatives of the CSOs led by…

Source: Leadership Newspaper