We are a non-profit, non-governmental human rights organization incorporated on the 24th day of October, 2018 under the Companies and Allied Matters Acts, Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1990 (as Amended).
Acquit International Foundation envisage a society where everyone has access to justice an,d the citizenry is aware of their human rights.
To promote access to justice and fairness in society and creative mediums for disseminating human rights education.
Our passion is spurred by our belief in the dignity of human life and by our knowledge of the administration of the criminal justice system in Nigeria, as it negatively affects the human conditions of persons in custody awaiting or undergoing trials in courts.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE
Our overall aims and objectives are to help facilitate the criminal justice system’s smooth, efficient, and effective administration to decongestion the prison and ensure that no innocent person is unjustly incarcerated without access to a Solicitor of counsel to defend him.
In our short history of existence, we have provided free legal representation for over 50 inmates and secured the release of about 30 inmates.
Human rights education is a priority to us. Human rights education is the basis for conflict resolution and the promotion of social order
Ex-inmates that were wrongfully accused and falsely imprisoned, who, through our efforts, were discharged, we share their stories with the public effectively, thereby propelling an action against unlawful arrest.
We offer legal assistance for prosecution. Perpetrators of human rights abuses must be held accountable.