Odinkalu Raises Alarm Over Oath of Secrecy Document NHRC Forces Workers To Sign
Says It's Much Like Secret Cult
The former chairman of Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission [NHRC], Prof. Chidi Odinkalu has raised alarm over an “Oath of Secrecy” document introduced by the Commission.
This was made known by the Prof. Odinkalu through his twitter handle.
It is gathered that the Commission forced its staff to sign the document which Prof. Odinkalu said its “very much like a Secret Cult”.
#Nigeria's National Human Rights Commission, @NHRCTweets, a public body bound by the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA), has in the past week ordered all its staff to sign & subscribe to forms of "Oath of Secrecy" – very much like a #SecretCult pic.twitter.com/6Nsi6OygDn
— Chidi Odinkalu (@ChidiOdinkalu) July 8, 2019
According to our reporter, NHRC directed its workers to sign the Oath of Secrecy.
According to Odinkalu, National Human Rights Commission, a public body bound by the Freedom of Information Act (FoIA), has in the past week ordered all its staff to sign and subscribe to forms of “Oath of Secrecy” – very much like a secret cult.
Odinkalu added that the leadership of the Commission claims that the oath of Secrecy is required by Rule 62 of the Commission’s Standing Orders and Rules of Procedure.
But, Odinkalu revealed that the Rule Book of Commission is not in support of Oath of Secrecy.
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