EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Report Will be Implemented, Sanwo-Olu Assures

EndSARS: Lagos Judicial Panel Report Will be Implemented, Sanwo-Olu Assures

  • Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to work on the reports submitted by the judicial panel of inquiry regarding victims of EndSARS and other matters
  • The governor made this known on Monday, November 15, as he received the reports from the panel in the state and vowed to look into it
  • Sanwo-Olu immediately set up a committee to be constituted by a four-member and led by the state's attorney-general, Moyosore Onigbanjo

Lagos- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state, has vowed to execute the recommendations of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses and other matters submitted to him.

The governor who made this disclosure during the submission of reports immediately constituted a four-member committee led by Lagos State attorney-general and commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), to raise a White Paper on the reports of the panel within two weeks, Leadership reported.

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Other members of the committee are; commissioner for youths and social development, Mr. Segun Dawodu; special adviser, works and infrastructures, Mrs Aramide Adeyooye and permanent secretary, Cabinet Office, Mrs Tolani Oshodi.

EndSARS: Lagos Judicial panel report will be implemented, Sanwo-Olu vows
The governor of Lagos state received the judicial panel's report on Monday, November 15. Photo credit: The Lagos State Government
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The two-volume reports were presented to Governor Sanwo-Olu, at the Lagos House, Ikeja by the chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (retired), who disclosed that part of their recommendations included the establishment of a body to take over human rights abuses in Lagos based on the fact that the panel could not hear over 40 petitions submitted to it.

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The governor pledged that the reports and recommendations would be made public and submitted to the National Economic Council (NEC) for discussion.

Lekki tollgate incident was a massacre, Lagos EndSARS panel reveals

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Lekki Tollgate shootings of October 20, 2020, as a massacre.

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It indicted soldiers and implicated Nigeria’s security agents in the killing and forced disappearances of harmless and unarmed youths protesting at Lekki Tollgate on October 20, 2020.

The panel led by Okuwobi submitted the reports at the Governor’s Office in Alausa, Ikeja.

You are our hero, we failed you: Do2dtun praises DJ Switch after panel report on #EndSars vindicated her

In a related report, popular on-air personality (OAP) Oladotun Ojuolape Kayode better known as Do2dtun has commented on the panel's report in regards to the incident that happened at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020.

The report confirmed 13 people were killed and 35 others either assaulted or shot by the police and the soldiers on the said day.

The report however vindicated female disc jockey, Obianuju Catherine Udeh better known as DJ Switch, who captured the tense moment by doing Instagram live for the world to see.

Source: Legit Newspaper

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