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Police/Lekki shootings: Gov Sanwo-Olu’s panel gets vote of no confidence

The Progressive Yoruba Youth (PYY) has handed a vote of no confidence on the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry.

The panel was set as much as examine police brutality and excessive handedness throughout the State.

The group mentioned the panel has up to now come wanting excessive expectations of Lagosians.

The group’s Nationwide President, Kola Salawu, made their place recognized at a press convention on Tuesday in Lagos.

PYY mentioned that Lagos dangers one other outbreak of violence if the panel fails to get to the basis of issues about human rights abuses.

The Yoruba youth group mentioned that resulting from stress from Sanwo-Olu, the panel could not arrive at a good, goal and simply conclusions on what transpired at Lekki.

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The group needs the panel to be disbanded and the physique of tainted proof it has collected up to now should be discountenanced.

“Our particular reference is to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry arrange by the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanw-Oolu to look into incidence of brutality and human rights abuses by operatives of the defunct Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS)” the group mentioned.

With the developments on the panel, PYY mentioned there may very well be a miscarriage of justice if care was not taken.

PYY identified that whereas organising the panel, Lagosian had hope and anticipated that issues will transfer on easily.

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It cried out that the panel is changing into extra of a circus present, including {that a} member of the panel has been operating riot everywhere in the public opinion house and making feedback which can be prejudicial to the eventual end result of no matter work the panel does.

PYY lamented that in the intervening time the Sanwo-Olu panel has fallen into the entice of a made-for-television actuality present.

“In a scenario the place the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry continues alongside the road of earlier panels that failed, it implies that we doubtlessly danger one other outbreak of violence,” the youths warned.

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The group additional alleged that from its findings, the panel is performing from a script, one written and clandestinely handed to it by Governor Sanwo-Olu when setting it up.

Recall that the Ladies for Peace, Justice and Human Rights had throughout week known as on the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to steer clear of the state’s Panel of Inquiry and Restitution probing the alleged taking pictures of Finish SARS protesters in Lekki toll gate.

The group mentioned the panel was a charade put collectively to deceive individuals of the State and absolve Sanwo-Olu of any wrongdoing within the Lekki toll gate incident.

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