Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria

Organization's name: Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria
Organization's acronym: COSROPIN
Headquarters address  
Address: 10 Lingu Crescent
Off Aminu Kano Crescent
Wuse 2, Abuja
Phone: 0803 787 6282
Web site:
Organization type: Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Education
  • Extreme poverty
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Population
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Values

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Research

  • Population growth
  • Population structure

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Disabled persons
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Poverty
  • Social policy

  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Household Statistics
  • Labour and Compensation

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Demographics
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Rural Development
  • Sustainable development for Africa
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Nigeria
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2016
Year of registration (YYYY): 2016
Organizational structure: The President Executive Board Zonal Coordinator State Coordinator Member Organizations
Number and type of members: Over 30 Members from across the federation and membership is by corporate registration
Affiliation with NGO networks: Help Age International,
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Fundraising campaigns

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: HelpAge Network Global Alliance for Rights of Older Persons
Purpose of the organization: To provide a platform for the entrenchment and sustenance of the well-being of Older Persons in Nigeria.
Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level: COSROPIN had held two National Conferences on Ageing in 2018 and 2019 respectively. In 2020 we are planning an international Conference on Ageing scheduled to hold in October.
A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality: Senator Dr Eze Ajoku - Nigeria Abdullahi Aliyu - Nigeria Dame May Ikokwu - Nigeria Cor. Barr Paul O (Rtd) - Nigeria AIG Stephen Aiyewumi (Rtd)- Nigeria Sir Peter Aliu - Nigeria AFP Olu Sobo - Nigeria Arc Victoria Onu - Nigeria
Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members: COSROPIN's membership is by corporate registration where only corporate bodies are allowed to join. COSROPIN has 30 NGOs, FBOs, Retired Association, Pension Unions and other groups affiliated with ageing