Author: Omobude Agho

Edo Civil Society Organisations Pays Condolence Visit To The Family Of Late DSP Michael Adams

On Tuesday 17th January 2023, the leadership and members of Edo civil society organisations EDOCSO led by its interim TEC Chairman Leftist Austine Enabulele paid a condolence visit to the family of late DSP MICHEAL ADAMS who lost his life after a gallantry rescue mission of the kidnapped president of an Area customary court at Edo central senatorial district.

Austine Enabulele, thereafter led the team to the State Police Headquarters Benin city, to condole with the command.

The commissioner, CP. Dankwara in the company of top officers of the command received the team very warmly appreciated the sympathetic concern at this tragic and difficult moment of the command

The TEC chairman, Leftist Austine Enabulele after delivering his message of condolence and offered prayers for the departed soul, expressed a major concern for the family left behind, that the police force, must ensure that which is due to the family of the late officer, be given to the family, as well as follow up on Government promises to the family.

The network, through the TEC chairman, used the opportunity to present a few recommendations to deter further occurrences leading to this kind of death situation, for the benefit of the still-serving officers of the Nigeria Police,to motivate and encourage them to do their work.

DSP Micheal Adams was reported to have collapsed due to unknown health challenges while in the line of duty

We pray the soul of MICHEAL ADAMS and other departed souls rest in the blossom of the lord AMEN.

Edo Civil Society Organizations (EDOCSO) Hold First General Assembly in 2023 with Guest Speaker Thomas Sadoh on the Topic Effective Followership

The coalition of Civil Society groups under the auspices of Edo Civil Society Organisations held her monthly Combined Meeting yesterday, the 14th of JANUARY 2023, in Benin City, Edo state.

The meeting which was presided over by the Interim TEC Chairman, Leftist Austine Enabulele,
featured A guest speaker, the person of Mr Thomas Sadoh, of ITV/Radio who took the house through the topic: EFFECTIVE FOLLOWERSHIP
It was indeed an interactive session of knowledge impartation, capacity building and new understanding for all and sundry that came from every part of the state.
The lecture session ended with questions and well-articulated answers.

The plans of the year were spelt out, comrade suggested some of the new things to expect for the year 2023

Other National and State burning issues were highlighted and deliberated upon, adequate resolutions were reached for subsequent actions.

The state of the network was also deliberated upon with resolutions adopted on the applications of innovative modern methodology to resolving issues for the benefit of society and the mass majority in particular.

The TEC chairman in rounding up appreciated all members present and solicited for more cooperation in this new year

New members were welcomed to the network and assigned to their nearest weekly study points accordingly.

Edo Civil Society Organisations is a LEFT WING IDEALOGICAL Coalition with several affiliate groups and community-based formations known as Study Centres which has spread across the 18 LGAs of the state, And It’s main focus is the
Promotion of Good Governance, Social Justice and Human Rights,

Leftist Aliyu Umweni
Interim Public Relations Officer

6B, Obakhavbaye Street Opposite Spirit And Life Bible Church, Off Oba Market Road,
Benin City,
Edo State,

Training on Community Engagement on RSPO Certification

Members of Edo Civil Society Organisations were ably represented today, Friday 16th September 2022 at a one-day training for CSOs and community engagement on RSPO CERTIFICATION

The program was organized by Environmental Rights Action /Friends of The Earth Nigeria.

The lecture was a huge eye opener and capacity booster to all that were present

Representing EDOCSO are

  1. Leftist Grace Destiny Okike
  2. Leftist Osagie Ogeide Ihama
  3. Leftist Philip Atede
  4. Leftist Omobude Agho and my humble self,

Leftist Aliyu Umweni
Interim Public relations officer

Update On The Court Case Between the Nigeria Police Force And Edo Civil Society Organisations (EDOCSO) Over Disobedience of Governor’s Order

The case that was supposed to have come up yesterday Tuesday 13th 2022
At the Evbuoriaria magistrate court, comrades were well mobilized in their numbers in the company of Barrister Dele Igbinedion who was prepared to do justice to the matter but unfortunately the case did not hold because of the court’s administrative restructuring.

However, the court assured that the restructuring would be over before the weekend and the case would have been assigned to a court for continuation.

You will recall that
On 26th July 2022, one Bright Omobude a Tricycle rider who was riding his tricycle along Limit road, off Sapele road in Benin City was apprehended by men of the Nigeria police force for riding in an alleged restricted area, accused him of violating Governor’s order and subsequently charged him to court when he refused to settle.

Leftist Aliyu Umweni
Interim Public Relations Officer

Edo Civil Society Organisations (EDOCSO) Takes Campaign Against Cult Activities And Killings In Benin City

The sensitization rally which started on Friday 2nd September 2022 from Oba Ovorawmen’s square, on Monday 5th September 2022 through Sokponba road to the Edo State House of Assembly where members met with the Speaker of the House to express their displeasure and continued on Monday 12th September 2022 from Uselu shell through the popular Lagos Benin expressway down to the university of Benin and back to the popular five junctions.

The rally led by the interim TEC chairman Leftist Austine Enabulele sensitised members of the public, reemphasised the dangers of joining secret cults and the extreme level of the killings of human beings, the chairman in his words advised citizens who are already members of these killer cults to take renounce option completely while advising those that have not to join in resisting the option and pressure.

He stressed the need for everyone to join Edo Civil Society Organisations in this campaign while encouraging those that have made the wise choice of renouncing to reach out to us through the following lines:

  1. 08032436596
  2. 08108674939

He emphasised on why we as a people must understand the gains of living as brothers, using collective energy to demand and fight for the promotion of good governance, social justice and human rights, instead of the senseless colour rivalry and killings which keep reducing our numerical number.

All well-meaning Edolites should join hands with EDOCSO to spread this message to end this evil menace.

The campaign continues on a later date that will be communicated to all and sundry

Say not to cult killings


Leftist Aliyu Umweni
Interim Public Relations Officer