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Police, Human Rights Commission Lauds SELL foundation on Grass-root Mobilization

In a bid to consolidate on the gains of engaging with different stakeholders in the community to promote peace and ensure the protection of women, children, youths and the vulnerable members of the community, SELL foundation has continued with advocacy visits to critical stakeholders within the catchment communities. The recent being visits to the Office of the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bauchi State and the Bauchi State office of the National Human Rights Commission.

Group picture with Ahmad Wakili, PPRO Bauchi State Command

In his reaction, the PPRO welcomed the team and promised to continue to collaborate with SELL to ensure that members of the public are aware of the activities of the police, assuring that the police are ready to serve the public diligently. As a mark of demonstrating the readiness of the police to partner with SELL, the PPRO instantly referred to SELL a rape case of a 13yrs old girl and her family which was before him for psychosocial support.

Group picture with Mrs. Yahcit S. Dala coordiantor National Human Right, Bauchi State

Responding, the programme coordinator Mr. Beji Jibe assured the police of the readiness and availability of the foundation to support the police with training and referral services.

Presentation of IEC material to Mrs. Dala by SELL team

Similarly, the team visited the Bauchi office of the National Human Rights Commission where we were received by the State Coordinator Mrs Yahcit S. Dala. In her remarks, Mrs Dala lauded the foundation for emphasizing the safeguarding and protection of children and the elimination of Domestic and Gender Based Violence. She said the commission has focal officers on the protection of the Rights of Children and on Women and Gender issues who will work closely with SELL foundation to address the promotion, protection and litigation of human Rights foundation within Bauchi and its environs.


SELL programme is an Initiative of St. Patrick Missionary Society in West Africa district providing formative and transformative programme for young people and vulnerable groups to become agents of change in the Society.


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