Legal clinic, Wauru Jabbe community, Adamawa state ©

British Council

Access to justice is a fundamental human right. It is essential to fighting poverty and addressing inequality and discrimination. Yet, justice is not accessible to many citizens in Nigeria, especially the poor, disadvantaged and socially excluded. This limits their capacity to challenge crimes, abuses or rights violations. 

A significant gap exists between the justice needs of citizens and the services available to meet those needs. This ‘justice gap’ has the greatest implications for vulnerable citizens. 

The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme sought to enhance the quantity and quality of justice services available to the more disadvantaged and marginalised segments of society through a series of activities.

You can download the impact report below.