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The Ogun State Judicial Panel of Investigation on Police Brutality, Human Rights Violations and Further Judicial Killings stated it had handled 58 petitions inside its six months interval.

The panel sitting on the Justice of the Peace Courtroom 1, Isabo, Abeokuta, disclosed that it ended its sittings on the finish of April.

The Panel Chairman, Justice Solomon Olugbemi (rtd), in a press release made obtainable to DAILY POST on Monday by the panel media particular person, Femi Osipitan, stated “the panel acquired a complete of 106 petitions.”

Out of the 106 petitions, “58 had been handled and the remaining 48 had been both withdrawn, rejected or deserted wholly or half-way by the petitioners,” it was learnt.

Justice Olugbemi knowledgeable that some petitions had been rejected as a result of they weren’t consistent with the phrases of reference given to the panel by the state authorities.

The Chairman assured all petitioners and respondents of justice with out concern or favour.

In accordance with him, the panel’s report is prepared for submission to authorities, including that after submission, it’s left for presidency to both implement the report or not.

It could be recalled that the Panel was inaugurated on October 19, 2020 by Governor Dapo Abiodun and was given a six-month interval to obtain and examine petitions from members of the general public, whose human rights have been violated by safety personnel throughout the state and in addition to make applicable suggestions to authorities.

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