Governor Sanwo-Olu Sets Up Panel Of Enquiry And Restitution For Victims Of SARS In Lagos State

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu after meeting with the President, IGP, Lagos CP and the NGF over the #EndSARS protest has set-up a panel of ‘enquiry and restitution’ for the victims of SARS in the state.

The governor stated that it’s a time of sober reflection in Lagos State and indeed across the country. It has taken a powerful youth led action to drive reform and hopefully begin the process that truly delivers a citizen friendly police.

He said:

“We have setup a 7 man panel that will ensure that all those with verifiable cases of SARS brutality or fatality receive compensation.”

The Panel will be chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi.

Other members are: Mr. Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN (representing the Civil Society); Rtd. DIG Taiwo Lakanu (a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police); Ms Patience Udoh (representing the Civil Society); Mr. Segun Awosanya (Human Rights Activist); Mrs. Olutoyin Odusanya (Director, Citizens Mediation Center); as well as a rep/member of the youth-led protest and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

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