EndSARS: Why we ‘ve not awarded compensations

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#EndSARS: Forensic experts probe Lekki Tollgate shootings
A file image of the #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate, before the gunfire.

 By  Shina Abubakar, Osogbo

 

The Chairman, Osun Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Extra Judicial Killings, Justice Akin Oladimeji (rtd.), on Friday disclosed that it reserved its recommendations as part of efforts to ensure adequate compensations for everyone.

He said the panel reserved its recommendations in some of the cases already concluded in line with judicial procedure.

Justice Oladimeji who reaffirmed the commitment of the panel to ensure fairness and equity in all the petitions brought before it, said the panel cannot compel government to specific amount as compensation but can recommend to it.

Addressing journalists shortly after the proceedings on Friday, Justice Oladimeji held that it was procedural for the panel to conclude all the cases, put its recommendations on paper and present same to government for adequate implementation and…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper