Judiciary

Oyo #EndSARS Panel Mourns Perm Sec, FRCN Reporter’s Demise, Postpones Sitting

The Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and other related matters has expressed sadness over the deaths of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Prince Wasiu Gbadegesin and a Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria reporter covering the proceedings of the Panel, Mr. Sunday Ogunyemi.

The panel condoled with the families of the duo, the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo and the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, praying God to grant repose to the souls of the departed.

A notice signed by the Secretary to the Panel, Mr. H.T. Salami, stated that the panel postponed its Tuesday, 6th April, 2021 sitting due to the sudden demise of the duo in separate circumstances.

“The panel commiserates with the families, friends and colleagues of the deceased and pray to Almighty God to rest their souls in peace and give the families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

“As a result of the sudden demise of the duo, the panel suspended its sitting for Tuesday, 6th April, 2021. The sitting will continue on Wednesday and Thursday, 7th and 8th April,” the notice read in part.

Signed

H T. Salami,
Secretary to the panel
April 6th, 2021

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