- Adamawa judicial panel of enquiry has fixed November 17, for the commencement of sitting over complaints on police brutality
- Suleiman Usman, the permanent secretary, security at government House, made this known in Yola on Tuesday, November 10
- Usman advised the general public to forward their petitions and memoranda to the panel
The judicial panel of enquiry set up by the Adamawa state government to investigate all issues of alleged police brutality and human rights abuses or related extra-judicial killings in the state is set to commence sitting on Tuesday, November 17.
Legit.ng's regional reporter in Zamfara, Ibrahim Abdul'Azeez, reports that the permanent secretary, security at government House, Suleiman Usman, in a statement issued to newsmen urged the general public to forward their complaints, petitions and memoranda to the panel.
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He said physical submission of petitions or oral lodging of complaints would be done be at the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) conference hall, Yola, the state capital.
"The panel led by Justice Adamu Hobon (rtd) is inviting mmoranda complaints and petitions on police brutality and torture from affected members of the public.
"Physical submission of petitions or oral lodging of complaints shall be at the Universal Basic Education Board conference Hall or via the under listed channels from 9:00 am closing hours daily for two weeks, beginning from Tuesday 10th November 2020."
The statement noted that complaints can be lodged through email@example.com and Whatsapp number; 09133293764 and 0913322479.
It called on all traditional rulers, chairmen, and councilors of local government councils to assist individuals with complaints or petitions to submit them appropriately.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the director of media and publicity of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign committee, Kailani Muhammad, on Tuesday, November 10, berated Nigerian governors over their handling of palliatives meant to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was reported that Muhammad lamented that the events that trailed the #EndSARS protests, exposed the nonchalant attitude toward the suffering populace by the government as seen in the handling of food items kept in warehouses.
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