The Panel of Judicial Enquiry set up to investigate the October, 2020, Lekki Toll Gate shooting and #EndSARS protest, has on Monday 15th, submitted its official report to the Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. ayokinews.com reports
Governor Sanwo-Olu who received the report from the the Chairperson of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi (rtd), at the state government house in Ikeja, stated that the report was going to be submitted to the National Executive Council (NEC), which is chaired by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
The governor stayed that the panel’s recommendations in the report would be used to forestall cases of police brutality in the state and also the country in general.
According to him, the submission of the report is the first good step in the reconciliation process for victims of police brutality.
Sanwo-Olu further lauded members of the panel for the job well done, saying posterity will remember them for good.
“I’m believing and trusting that this process will help us start the very difficult process of proper reconciliation, restitution, bringing together of anyone that must have been one form or the other being affected.
“By either the police or any of our citizens that must have been wronged by one form or the other, the process of healing, I imagine, with the submission of this panel report, will start that process.”
Shortly after receiving the report, Governor Sanwo-Olu, constituted a 4-man committee to come up with a white paper containing the panels recommendations.
The newly constituted committee is being headed by the Lagos state Commissioner for Justice and the State Attorney-General, Moyosore Onigbanjo, who has been given a two weeks ultimatum to discharge his duty.