HAUSA COMPONENT OF THE SELL PROGRAMME: SELL CONDUCTS HAUSA TRAINING ON COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
The training which was conducted in the Hausa language aimed at empowering the young people with the necessary skills and strategies to prevent and counter-violence in their respective communities and also enable them reach out to Hausa native speakers in their communities.
Took place at Country Home Hotel, Jos from the 9th -12th February 2022.
SELL PAYS ADVOCACY VISITS TO STAKEHOLDERS IN SHENDAM, PLATEAU STATE
The visit was in preparation for the multi-sectoral stakeholder's engagements on SELL activities in Shendam and the implementation of the Child Rights Law and Violence against Person's Prohibition Law and other laws that protect the basic rights of people.
SELL APPLAUDS THE SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT IN SHENDAM
The commendation was made during the stakeholder's engagement in Shendam Local Government where issues around child protection and violence against person prohibition policies and other relevant policies were discussed.
Mr. Gerard Longlat representative of the Chairman Hon. Miskoom Alexander Naantuam said he was amazed when reports were given for the progress made by the Social Welfare Department. He added that it is important to always recognise and encourage such commitment to show others to incorporate social good in their mission.
SELL PAYS ADVOCACY VISITS TO FIDA, PPPN, COALITION OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATION IN JOS, PLATEAU STATE
Barrister Obioma Ngozi Achilefu, chairperson of the International Federation of Women Lawyers applauded SELL Foundation for its efforts in ensuring the rights of children and vulnerable in the society are being protected.
She added that the menace around child protection and gender-based violence is not one that a single organisation can tackle, but all hands must come on deck to ensure the safety of children and their education in society.
Mr. Pwakim Jacob, Chairman Plateau Peace Practioner Network in his remarks, appreciated the SELL team for the visit and the efforts towards peace-building. He added that PPPN has also done so much in the areas of peace and building the capacity of the young people in Jos. He affirmed that peace-building is a process that may take a short or longer period. However, he assured the team of its willingness to partner in achieving the goal.
SELL HAD A THREE DAYS TRAINING REVIEW, STAKEHOLDERS ENGAGEMENT IN JOS, PLATEAU STATE
The review which lasted for the period of three days brought participants from different youth groups, Government agencies and SELL volunteers who have undergone training on the above thematic area.
The engagement had in attendance stakeholders from International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Nigeria Association of Women Lawyers (NAWOJ), Nigerian Union of Journalist (NUJ), Plateau Peace Practioner Network (PPPN), Media Team Network initiative (MTNI), Coalition of Civil Society Organization among others.
The training review/engagement took place at Green Valley Suites Jos, Plateau State