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From the concluded SUMMIT ON JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN LAGOS STATE
ORGANIZED BY
CITIZENS UNITED FOR THE REHABILITATION OF ERRANTS (CURE-NIGERIA) IN CONJUCTION WITH THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, SOUTH-WEST ZONE, LAGOS STATE AND THE OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER, LAGOS STATE.
THEME:
REFORMING JUVENILE JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA, ENDING THE DETENTION OF JUVENILES WITH ADULTS.
in attendance were, The Coordinator and staff of The National Human Rights Commission, Lagos state chapter, The Director and staff of the Office of the Public Defender, Lagos state chapter, Legal Aid Council, Lagos state chapter, Representative of the Chief Judge of Lagos state, Justice M.O. Obadina, The Attorney General / Commissioner for Justice, Lagos state, Speaker, Lagos state House of Assembly, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, Mr. Tunde Ladipo, The Controller of Prison, Lagos state, The Media, CSO’s and more.

Below are links to media publications on the Summit….

 

LASG condemns prison sentence for children, seeks correctional homes

Stakeholders fault detention of juveniles with adults, call for reform of juvenile justice administration

Stakeholders decry detaining juveniles with adults in prisons

Stakeholders worry over juveniles in adult prisons, seek reforms

‘Minors in adult prisons are at great risk’

https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/hope-rises-for-kids-locked-up-with-adults-in-nigerian-prisons.html