The Stakeholder’s dialogue on Civil-Military Relations in Umahia by Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD) In Collaboration Action Group on Free Civic Space (AGFCS) has its discussion on the incidences of attacks by security agencies on citizens, attacks on press freedom, attacks on freedom of association, and attacks on free speech. The event also highlighted “experiences of people living in abject poverty, persons living with disabilities, inequalities, and marginalization faced by women and persons with different sexual orientations (LGBTQ),” and the role of government and political actors in creating “functional state structures and institutions that will enhance the balance and protect the interests of the citizens who do not have access to resources.”
The need to restore freedom of expression to civil societies and civilians at large is of utmost importance to the country to reduce the shrinking civic space. The dialogue’s aim was to improve the relationship between the military personnel and civil society for the betterment of Security in Abia State
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