COSROPIN - National umbrella for all Ageing matters and Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria has only corporate membership
The Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria has recorded many achievements since its creation
The National Conference on Aging in 2018 was a huge success
The 2019 National Conference was in collaboration with Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs
Presentation of Older Person's Bill to Speaker of the 8th Assembly
COSROPIN Members on a courtesy call to the Honourable Speaker of the 8th National Assembly
The Coalition was convinced that a legal framework was needed to backup any effort in the advocacy for the care of the elderly. The Coalition set itself the task of coming up with a Bill that would address all the known Rights, Privileges and Issues and Concerns of the elderly.
2019 Representation of the Bill to Senator Ezenwa Onyewuchi by Senator Dr. Eze Ajoku for Co-Sponsorship.
Finally, COSROPIN came up with Draft Bill proposal - “A Bill for an Act to provide certain Rights and Privilege for Older Persons in order to ensure Health and Economic relief and protection for their Social and Civil Rights and for other matters connected thereto”. This Proposed Bill was formally presented to the Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki of the 8th Assembly by the Coalition on the 29th of March 2018, it was earlier given to the House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development. At a Public hearing of the Committee. Nothing was heard of the Bill in 2018 hence COSROPIN has in 2019 represented the Bill through a member for team sponsorship