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AYGF Pays Stakeholder Consultation Visit to the National Human Rights Commission

On the 30th July 2019, AYGF, the Africa Youth Growth Foundation visited The National Human Rights Commission.  We were received by Mr. Nasir Ladan mni, The Director of Human Rights Education and Promotion, and other officials.
An introduction was done, and the objectives of the project were mentioned to the commission. Inquiries were made on the provision of human rights to migrants and the extent to which these rights were protected, especially the rights of migrant workers. Also requested was information on any area gaps in the implementation of the rights of migrant workers.
Assurance was given that there are well-implemented laws in place that protects everyone living in Nigeria regardless of Nationality and that the National Human Rights Commission together with various stakeholders continues to monitor compliance with these laws. Also mentioned were plans to train MDAs on how to mainstream the rights of migrant workers.

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AYGF CONSULTS THE NIGERIA LABOUR CONGRESS ON THE ONGOING PROJECT “EXTENSION OF LABOUR INSPECTION ACTIVITIES AND LABOUR LAW ENFORCEMENT TO SECTORS AND WORKPLACES WHERE MIGRANT WORKERS MAY BE PRESENT”

Africa Youth Growth Foundation paid an advocacy visit to the Nigeria Labour Congress at the Labour House in Abuja on the 23rd of July 2019.

AYGF was at Labour House to intimate the NLC on the EU-IOM funded project – “Extension of Labour Inspection Activity and Labour Law Enforcement to Sectors and Workplaces Where Migrant Workers May be Present”. AYGF and NLC discussed the issues around migrant workers and labour inspection services in the country, and they agreed to provide all support and information they have readily available on issues of Migrant workers in Nigeria.

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AYGF CARRIES OUT YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND MENTORING PROGRAM AT NILE UNIVERSITY

The Youth Leadership and Mentoring program (YLMP) organized jointly by Africa Youth Growth Foundation and the Nile University of Nigeria was carried out at Nile University on Thursday, 30th May 2019.

Youth Leadership and Mentoring Program (YLMP) is one of the flagship program of the Foundation aimed at addressing the leadership deficiencies and mentoring gaps that exist in the political, professionals, industrial and business sectors of the country while at the same time preparing our young people for the challenges of the present and the future through experience sharing and thought-provoking interactions between the Mentors and the Mentees.

The program covered areas of leadership engagement, business development, governance and entrepreneurship, and governance and citizen’s engagement with renowned, exemplary and intellectual speakers who are achieving and have achieved great feats in the society. They gave a narration of these achievements as a tool to drive the message the program sought to deliver.

The audience included young men and women, especially university students and youth core members from various parts of the country. Also in attendance were representatives of Ministries, Civil Society Organizations, Non-profit Organizations and prominent persons in the society.

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