Federal Government seeks stakeholders’ support for mine action victims
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on March 29, 2023
The Federal Government has sought the support of relevant stakeholders for victims of explosions and violent attacks across the country.
Mr James Lalu, Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities, said this in a statement by Mbanefor Michaels, his spokesman, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Lalu was speaking when he received a delegation from the Humanitarian Mine Action Committee and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining.
He said that the 2006 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities provided a framework for the implementation of Victims’ Assistance in regards to survivors.
According to him, Article 11 and 12 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities captured the Rights of Persons with Disabilities resulting from Mines and explosives.