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2nd Floor, Edo State Library Complex, Sapele Road
Benin City, Edo State
Nigeria

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President Ewemade


Added on: Jul 31, 2015

Last Updated: May 25, 2016



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GRATIP is an organization pioneered by Aigbokhan President, a right activist who secured the voting rights for prisoners in Nigeria. In January 2014, GRATIP through its executive director represented CBO’s that were excluded from the list of beneficiaries of World Bank grant for HIV/AIDS Program Development Project (HPDP II). We filed an action under the FOIA with success. This case enlarged the number of the beneficiaries of the fund.
Grass roots Access to Information Project (GRATIP), is concerned with building a new Nigeria, where the right of youth to access public record at the grass roots is respected, protected and defended. GRATIP is aimed at facilitating the following;

1) Free access to information at the grass roots
2) Train rural youths, students and information officer on right to access public records or information
3) Promote good governance at the grass roots
4) Promote participatory governance at the grass roots
5) Monitor the implementation of FOIA at the Grass roots

PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ORGANIZATION

Felix Yang

I graduated in Bachelor Degree in Social Science and and Education and have this heart to serve my disadvantaged and marginalized people in rural and isolated communities in my country. I do work among youth groups and women groups in semi-urban and shanty settlements in some communities of my country as well. I work voluntarily with number of Community Base Organizations and I come to feel that there has to be important program and advocacy continue.

Papua New Guinea

President Ewemade

Access to information, corruption governance and criminal justice. We need support in the cases relating to access to information. We are dedicated to opening up government records. From request to litigation including appeal is what we do.

Nigeria