Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to the international human rights law and international humanitarian law, which stipulate the protection of civilians in armed conflicts’ situations.
The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande, made the pledge at the UN Security Council’s debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict, including healthcare in conflict.
Bande said the Nigerian delegation commended the Presidency of Uruguay for organsing the debate and Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for his great insight and to other contributors for their perspectives.
“Today’s debate is taking place at a time of great crisis in some parts of the world.
“A time when attacks of humanitarian workers, have hindered the delivery of the much-needed medical assistance…
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