Crime

Oyo Govt. Creates Email Account for Reports on Police Brutality

Oyo State Government has created an email account and a section on the state’s website for residents of the state to report incidences of police violations and brutality.

Residents of the state can report cases of police violations via the email address, reportpolice@mail.oyostate.gov.ng or through the link on the Oyo State website, https://oyostate.gov.ng/reportpolice/, where they can fill out a form.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adida also indicates that plans are already in motion to set up a judicial panel that will look into the various forms of abuses and violations that are reported in line with federal government directives.

It states that names of members of the panel will be announced shortly.

The statement further discloses that the platform is domiciled in the office of the governor to demonstrate Governor Makinde’s determination to address the menace of police brutality, rights abuse and extortion, with a bird’s-eye view monitoring mechanism. 

PR/Iyabo Adebisi

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