Laide Raheem, Abeokuta
No fewer than 20 petitions have been received by the Ogun Judicial Panel of Inquiry set up to investigate complaints and petitions of victims of police brutality and abuse of human rights by security operatives in Ogun State, within two weeks of its inauguration.
The Chairman of the Panel, Hon. Justice Solomon Olugbemi (Rtd) who made this known after a meeting with the Panel members said, “we have received 20 petitions already and sitting starts immediately. The sittings would be transparent and open. Media stations are invited to witness and cover the sittings”.
Olugbemi revealed that the maiden sitting of the Panel would hold on Thursday, 5th November, 2020, adding that the panel sitting days would be Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting by 10a.m at the Magistrate Court 1, Isabo, Abeokuta.
He, however, called on members of the public who have complaints to send in their petitions to the Secretary of the Panel or send online to [email protected], assuring that justice would be delivered.