The provisions of Chapter II of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, an integral inclusion in the Nigerian Constitution geared towards ensuring the means of livelihood of a common Nigerian, is at par with its counterpart in the developed countries. These objectives as provided by the constitution of Nigeria have been referred to as a basic necessity of any reasonable and rational man in the 21st century. It is however quite unfortunate that the provisions contained in this Chapter are non-justiciable and cannot be enforced by any Court. This implies that when such rights are violated, the citizens can by no means seek redress for such violation. The non-justiciability of this Chapter is affirmed by Section 6(6)(c) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999. This paper therefore seeks to examine the practical ways of enforcing the rights highlighted in this Chapter II.
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