Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Judicial Panel On Police Brutality


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has inaugurated the Judicial Panel of Inquiry on SARS brutality and Human Rights violations in the state.

Bibian Anekwe News reports that the constitution of the panel followed protests against police brutality and demands for justice for victims of police irresponsibility.

The panel which has six months to complete its job is expected to commence sitting immediately.

The seven-man panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi, other members are Mr. Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society); Taiwo Lakanu, a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Ms Patience Udoh, representing the Civil Society; Mr. Segun Awosanya, Human Rights Activist, Mrs. Olutoyin, Odusanya, Director, Citizens Mediation Center, as well as a representative of the youth-led protest and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.


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