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Tuesday, July 5, 2022

#Endsars: Osun to pay compensation to victims

Micheal Ofulue ,Osogbo

The Osun Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, will on Thursday pay compensations to victims of police brutality in the State.

The compensations are in line with the recommendations of the #EndSARS Panel set up by the Governor.

Astatement by his spokesperson, Ismail Omipidan, Oyetola noted that his administration has resolved to rid the state of all forms of injustice against the week.

He also called on citizens of the State to hold external and internal institutions and other citizens accountable.

Oyetola had set up a Judicial Panel of Inquiry against Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Related Extra Judicial Killings, led by a retired Judge of the High Court, Justice Akinwale Oladimeji, to look into cases of assault, illegal arrests, killings, brutalities and other forms of rights abuse by the officers and men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian Police.

He had while receiving the report in August last year assured that the government would implement the recommendations of the panel in a manner that would ensure justice was served.

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