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#EndSARS: Kaduna Govt Constitutes Panel On Police Brutality

The Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led Kaduna State Government has created a  judicial panel of inquiry to probe acts police brutality in the state.

we reports that the National Economic Council (NEC) led by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had directed state governors to set up panels to investigate police brutality.

In a statement on Friday signed by Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, the Kaduna government said the Judicial Commission of Inquiry would officially be inaugurated on Monday, 19th October 2020.

“Representatives of civil society and youth groups will be appointed to join the governor and heads of security agencies deployed in Kaduna State, on the Special Security and Human Rights Committee that will oversee the activities of these security agencies.

‘’This will be followed by the appointment of members of the Human Rights Complaints Team and the posting of these officers to a Complaints Office to enable members of the public lodge reports on the activities of security agencies and that will be forwarded to the Special Security and Human Rights Committee for appropriate action,” the statement said.

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