Kwara names 10-man judicial panel on #EndSARS protest

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, on Tuesday, named a 10-person judicial panel of investigation to look into the complaints of police brutality, human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings by the #EndSARS protesters.

The development follows a recommendation of the National Economic Council for each state to constitute a judicial panel to receive and investigate complaints from the #EndSARS coalition, make recommendations to prosecute erring persons, and recommend compensations for victims or their families, among other things.

The chairman of the judicial panel is retired Justice Tunde Garba, according to a statement by the Governor’s spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye.

Other members of the judicial panel are retired AIG Issa Ojibara; Ronke Adeyemi (CSO representative); Hajia Fati Audu (community representative); Kauthar Adeyi (youth representative); Mrs Jumoke Olaoye (National Human Rights Commission); Idris Gana (Ministry of Justice); Nafisat Musa Buge (youth representative); Bilikis Salaudeen (youth representative); and Hassan Yusuf Adio (CSO).

The statement said the judicial panel would be inaugurated on Tuesday afternoon.

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