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#EndSARS: Kwara Gov Names 10-Person Judicial Panel To Probe Cases Of Police Brutality

· To be inaugurated today

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, on Tuesday named a 10-person judicial panel of investigation to look into the complaints of police brutality, human rights abuses and extra-judicial killings by the #EndSARS protesters.

The development follows a recommendation of the National Economic Council (NEC) for each state to constitute a panel to receive and investigate complaints from the #EndSARS coalition, make recommendations to prosecute erring persons, and recommend compensations for victims or their families, among other things.

The chairman of the panel is retired Justice Tunde Garba, according to a statement by the governor’s spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye.

Other members are: retired AIG Issa Ojibara; Ronke Adeyemi (CSO representative); Hajia Fati Audu (community representative); Kauthar Adeyi (youth representative); Mrs Jumoke Olaoye (National Human Rights Commission); Idris Gana (Ministry of Justice); Nafisat Musa Buge (youth representative); Bilikis Salaudeen (youth representative); and Hassan Yusuf Adio (CSO).

The statement added that the panel would be inaugurated on Tuesday afternoon.

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