WOMEN AID COLLECTIVE (WACOL) SUSPENDS OFFICE OPERATIONS FROM FRIDAY 27TH MARCH, 2020 DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK
Women Aid Collective (WACOL) wishes to inform our teaming clients, partners and the general public that we shall be closing our offices effective from Friday 27th March 2020. This is to minimise our staff contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or transmitting to others. This closure is important and also deemed necessary so as to comply with the Federal and State Governments’ directives to further contain the spread of the COVID- 19 outbreak currently ravaging the world, including Nigeria.
Notwithstanding, our office closure to observe social distancing policy, our work, especially the free legal assistance and counselling will continue via online platforms during this time, of our temporary closure.
We wish to assure our clients, especially women and children in especially difficult situation that we shall continue to receive complaints, provide counselling and other support services using our hotlines and social media platforms.
For enquiries only dial 09060002128.
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We understand the enormity of the inconveniences this decision may cause clients who visit our offices regularly to seek for free legal aid, as well as beneficiaries of our various ongoing projects, however, the present situation calls for timeous and proactive measures.
Our management took this decision as part of our corporate social responsibility and we call on all well-meaning Nigerians to comply with the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) safety guidelines, especially the social distancing, quarantine, and self-isolation policy.
New Head Office
WACOL Women House (Uloumunwanyi)
No 9 Dr. Mathias Ilo Avenue, New Town, New Haven Extension.
By New Haven Secondary School, Enugu,
P. O. Box 2718, Enugu, Enugu State
In view of this pandemic and as part of Government and non-governmental efforts towards combating and preventing the virus, there would be a temporal closure of “Women House”, and our various offices across the country in compliance with the extant precautionary measures from Friday 27th March 2020 until further notice.