- A young lady has celebrated her victory over the Nigeria police at the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution
- The lady named Felicia Nkemakolam Opara said she was brutalized by police men at the last #EndSARS protest
- Felicia in the final ruling was awarded the sum of N750k as compensation
A young lady is in celebration mood as she finally got justice. The Nigerian lady identified as Felicia Nkemakolam Opara, in a Twitter post, said she had suffered police brutality at the last #EndSARS protest.
Lagos state government had on October 19, 2020 set up an 8-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution to investigate cases of police brutality in response to #EndSARS protests that rocked the country.
The Governor of Lagos state, had in a statement seen on his verified Twitter handle said that the sum of N200 million had been established to compensate persons and families who had been victimized by the disbanded SARS.
Felicia was, in addition to winning her case at the panel final ruling, awarded N750k.
An overjoyed Felicia appreciated everyone who prayed for her and described her victory as justice for all.
"We won! To everyone who followed through with the process, assisted me financially, prayed for me and supported me , thank you , the Waka was not in vain."
Her post sparked mixed reactions among Nigerians on Twitter.
"This is the BEST WAY to #Sorosoke and not the destruction of Govt Properties.
"Kudos to the Lagos State Judiciary Panel on Police Brutality that was set up by the VP @ProfOsinbajo for all states & was embraced by our Gov, the Pacesetter, Gov @jidesanwoolu"
"Thank them for assaulting, harrassing and killing the people that put them in power ? So we should be thanking them now because they gave her a token ? What about the numerous people killed for nothing ? Hope you still remember Oke ??? All these they are doing is eye service."
"Congratulations Ma'am... I hope this aids your Cleaning work or better still, helps you start a less stressful Business... Saying Hi to your Daughter too."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the police caught officer harrassing women in Ibadan.
Following the outrage generated by the harassment of a lady as shown in a viral video on Wednesday, July 22, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) said officers involved have been identified and arrested.
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The police made this known in a statement released by its spokesperson Frank Mba on Friday, July 24, describing the act as "discreditable and unprofessional".