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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates judicial committee

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu today inaugurated a seven-man judicial panel of inquiry into the demands of the ongoing EndSARS protesters.

The demands of the protesters include prosecution of erring officers involved in police brutality, justice and compensation for victims of police irresponsibility and total reform of the police force.

The governor assured protesters across the state that the panel would get to work immediately, as he appealed to Lagosians to put an end to the ongoing protests across the state.

He announced a public helplines and a dedicated email address, thejudicialpanelonsars@lagosstate.gov.ng, for citizens to submit petitions to State Judicial Panel on EndSARS matters.

The panel, which has six months to complete its job, is chaired by retired Justice Doris Okuwobi; Mr. Ebun Adegboruwa, SAN representing the Civil Society; a retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Taiwo Lakanu.

Others are representatives of the Civil Society, Ms Patience Udoh , Human Rights Activist, Mr. Segun Awosanya; Director, Citizens Mediation Center, Mrs. Olutoyin, Odusanya; a representative of the youth-led protest; and a representative of the Human Rights Commission.

Ridwan Fasasi

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