All participants interested in making submission during the public hearing are requested to register their names on or before Tuesday.
Following the stampede that occurred during the conduct of the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exams on March 15 where over 20 promising young Nigerians lost their lives, the Say No Campaign-Nigeria, Centre for Democracy & Development, CDD, Brekete Family Radio, and Open Society Initiative for West Africa, OSIWA, is hosting a CITIZENS PUBLIC HEARING ON #NISstampede on Wednesday, April 16 at Denis Hotel, Wuse II, Abuja.
This is a citizens’ driven initiative geared towards demanding public accountability and justice for the victims of the recruitment exercise especially those who lost their lives and sustained injuries.
All those that participated at the NIS recruitment exercise are invited to make oral and written presentations of their experiences during the immigration recruitment exercise. Youth groups, government institutions, civil society, youth leaders, students, etc are also invited to participate in the public hearing.
Report emanating from this hearing will be used for public advocacy against impunity and also forwarded to President Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President David Mark, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal for appropriate actions.
Ordinary Ahmad Isah, President Brekete Family Radio; Idayat Hassan, Director, Centre for Democracy & Development and Stanley Ibe, Associate Legal Officer for Africa, Open Society Justice Initiative are members of hearing panel saddled with the responsibility of presiding over the hearing.
All participants interested in making submission during the public hearing are requested to register their names on or before Tuesday, April 15 by completing a registration form at Brekete Family Radio at Suite F9 Sheriff Plaza, Wuse II, Abuja.
Please note, only registered participants will be allowed to make oral presentations. Written submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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