EndSARS: See 26 states that have set up panels of inquiry (full list)

EndSARS: See 26 states that have set up panels of inquiry (full list)

After days of demonstrations by Nigerians youth against police brutality in the country, the federal government recently accepted their five demands.

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One of the concessions agreed by the government during the protest was the setting up of judicial panels of inquiry by state governments into cases of alleged violations of human rights by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other police units.

EndSARS: See 26 states that have set up panels of inquiry so far (full list)

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So far, 26 out of the 36 states have set up their judicial panels, according to a report by Premium Times.

Below is a list of the states that have set up their panels:

1. Katsina

2. Kogi

3. Kwara

4. Ekiti

5. Osun

6. Ogun

7. Lagos

8. Ondo

9. Edo

10. Delta

11. Bayelsa

12. Anambra

13. Bauchi

14. Gombe

15. Plateau

16 Adamawa

17. Taraba

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18. Nasarawa

19. Enugu

20. Ebonyi

21. Benue

22 Cross River

23. Abia

24. Imo

25. Akwa Ibom

26. Rivers

Meanwhile, a report by The Nation has indicated that there is a fresh threat of another round of protests following the #EndSARS demonstration which was later hijacked by hoodlums.

According to the report, the new development is a result of the freezing of the bank accounts of some of the prominent youths who participated in the #EndSARS protest.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had reportedly obtained an ex parte order obtained to freeze the accounts of 20 individuals and an organisation linked to the #EndSARS campaign.

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However, the EndSARS protesters in Lagos state has been warned against carrying out further demonstrations.

In a statement on Friday, November 6, by the commissioner for information, Gbenga Omotoso, the government urged the protesters to heed the warning of the police.

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Omotosho said anyone with any grievance against the police force should approach the judicial panel of inquiry to state his or her case.

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