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ENDSARS: Gov. Fayemi to Set up Panel of Inquiry

Ekiti State Government is to set up panel of inquiry that will address the grievances of individuals or groups who have issues against members of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS in the state

Governor kayode Fayemi who stated this while addressing ENDSARS protesters who took to the streets of Ado Ekiti, described their agitations as genuine..

Dr Fayemi who noted that the protesters had the right to express their grievances, assured them that he would continue to give the needed support to drive home their demands.

The protesters who occupied and blocked the main road of the popular Fajuyi junction to halt the free flow of vehicular movement, carried placards with various inscriptions against SARS and the newly established Police unit called ” Special Weapon And Tactics, SWAT recently announced by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.

The Governor promised to announce the names of members of the panel soon, inquiry as part of commitment to entertain people who had suffered molestation or harassment from the operatives of the disbanded SARS.

He told the protesters that the Nigeria Governor’s Forum had endorsed the five points demand and asked the protesters to allow government to implement them as part of reform of the Police Force

Radio Nigeria correspondent, Tope Bamidele reports that the END SARS protesters later took thier struggle to the State House of Assembly to express their grievances.

Tope.Bamidele

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