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Speaking during the inauguration of the modernized Enugu State Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), located at No. 3, Eziagu Street, New Haven, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed that his administration has initiated and achieved a lot in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents, through domestication of the Child Rights Act in the state and establishment of the Tamar-Sexual Assault and Referral Center (Tamar-Sarc) for provision of free medical, legal and counseling services for victims of rape, especially women and girls.

The Executive Secretary of NHRC, Tony Ojukwu, stated this in Abuja while reacting to the alleged attacks on police personnel and wanton destruction of property at some police stations in some states of the federation.