Amnesty organization calls for abolition of death penalty in Nigeria


An eight point human rights agenda, has been raised by an Amnesty International Global rights, asking the Federal and State Governments to urgently implement recommendations from previous reports about human rights violations in Nigeria.

It has also asked for an abolition of death sentence and as well an end to torture as a means of extracting information from suspects during interrogations.

The director of the  human rights organization, Osai Ojigho maintained that both the Federal and State Governments need to do more to address cases of human rights abuses, adding that the new political dispensation provides politicians another opportunity.


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