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Victims of police brutality petition Ishaku, seek Osibanjo’s intervention




Victims of police brutality in Taraba State have taken their grievances to the Nationwide Financial Council (NEC), headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, after delays by the state authorities in compensating them.

In a petition written collectively by the victims, they passionately known as on the management of the Fee to, as a matter of urgency, intervene as they’re quick shedding their sufferers.

Stressing how they’ve already misplaced confidence on the state authorities, they stated “we’re compelled to speak to your esteemed workplace immediately regarding our plights ” including that, “as a result of from all indications, the state authorities is unwilling to provide the panel the wanted monetary assist to make the report prepared for onward transmission to the NEC which you’re the chairman.”

Because the panel, which was led by Justice Christopher Awubra accomplished its assigned obligations a number of months in the past, the stories, DAILY POST noticed that it’s but to be submitted.

Findings indicated that the lack of the federal government to make funds obtainable to the panel is hindering the tidying up of the report.

Disturbed by the event, which the victims believed is telling negatively on them, they pleaded with the Fee to mount stress on Ishaku’s administration to do the needful.

Of their petition, they affirmed that “we’re conscious of the directive that emanated out of your workplace to the state governments to submit the report. ”

Regardless of the directive, they felt unhappy “the Taraba State authorities is but to submit the report ” which based on them “the panel has since accomplished public hearings of petitions since Might 17, 2021.”

The victims who couldn’t fathom why the federal government has continued to pull its toes, stated “we’re left with no choice than to respectfully request to your intervention in order that the state authorities could make the report able to allow us to get compensation accordingly. ”

Whereas lamenting that among the victims “have misplaced their lives ” others, as lucidly acknowledged within the petition copy which was additionally made obtainable to the chairman of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee “have been completely incapacitated and in dire want of cash to entry higher medical remedy. ”

The stated petition, which was collectively written by the 47 victims of police brutality and different safety businesses, was signed on their behalf by Ali Danladi, Osita Gabriel, Pius Nyado and John Ok. Yunana.

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