Lagos event to discuss how to build an effective Child Protection System in Nigeria

An event to brainstorm on how to build a Child Protection System Fit for the 21st Century Nigeria will be held in Lagos on 26th May 2014.

Child Protection System in NigeriaThe event jointly organised by AFRUCA UK and AFRUCA Foundation Nigeria in partnership with CEE-HOPE Nigeria, will be held at Westown Hotel, 7 Sheraton – Opebi Link Road, Ikeja, Lagos, from 9:00 am to 5:00pm.

It will help to facilitate a transfer of knowledge between high ranking Nigerian/British experts in the field of child protection and safeguarding and their counterparts working in Nigeria.

The aim of the event is to start developing a child protection system that will help to improve the lives and welfare of all children in Nigeria.

This event is part of a series of conferences on child safeguarding to be organised by AFRUCA charity in the coming years.

Her Excellency Joke Adefulire, Deputy Governor, Lagos State has been invited as the Keynote Speaker and Special Guest of Honour.

The event will be chaired by Abiola Sanusi, Chief Executive Riplington and Associates & Trustee, AFRUCA Foundation Nigeria.

The Guest Speakers will include: Gani Martins, Assistant Director Children’s Services, Salford City Council; Philip Oyibo-Ishola, Director, Counter Human Trafficking Bureau; Godwin E Morka, Assistant Director, Research & Programme Development Department, NAPTIP; Modupe Debbie Ariyo OBE, Chief Executive, AFRUCA; Betty Abah, Executive Director, CEE-HOPE; Josephine Effah-Chukwuma, Executive Director, Project Alert; Omotola Rotimi, Director, Office of the Public Defender, Ministry of Justice; and Taiwo Akinlami, Principal, Taiwo Akinlami Child Protection Solutions.

This is a free event but registration is compulsory.

Click here to register to attend the event.