BREAKING: Lagos #EndSARS Panel Suspends Sitting Indefinitely

The Lagos State Judicial Panel Of Inquiry set as much as handle the difficulty of police brutality has suspended its sitting till additional discover.

The Chairperson of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (retired), introduced this on Saturday.

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The panel was anticipated to conclude its sitting on October 19. 

This is coming hours after a member of the panel, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), raised an alarm of plans to frustrate the workforce of reaching a significant conclusions on investigations into the October 20 Lekki Toll Gate incident.

“EndSARS Panel Being Frustrated; there are attempts to frustrate the EndSARS Judicial Panel from reaching meaningful conclusions on investigations into the Lekki Toll Gate Incident of 20th October 2020. I will give details subsequently,” he posted on Facebook.

In October 2020, many Nigerians took to the streets to exhibit towards police brutality underneath the #EndSARS marketing campaign.

The calls for led to the disbandment of the particular anti-robbery squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force.

On October 19, 2020, the Lagos State Government arrange the judicial panel of inquiry and restitution to analyze circumstances of human rights abuses by operatives of the now-disbanded SARS and different safety companies.

This was sequel to the directive of the nationwide financial council (NEC) that mandated states to arrange panels to analyze police brutality within the wake of the #EndSARS protests.

The panel was given a mandate of six months to listen to petitions submitted by members of the general public, whereas a complete of N200million was earmarked as compensation.

The panel’s sitting must have ended on April 19, however was prolonged by three months until July 19.

It was subsequently granted extra three months for listening to of petitions and was anticipated to conclude its sitting on October 19.

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BREAKING: Lagos #EndSARS Panel Suspends Sitting Indefinitely

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