Bauchi government sets up judicial panel of inquiry on police brutality

Bauchi government sets up judicial panel of inquiry on police brutality lindaikejisblogThe Bauchi State Government has set up a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate human rights abuses and police brutality in the state.  The announcement was made in a statement issued on Tuesday October 27 by the Senior Special Assistant Media to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado.  He said the panel was created following the protest by youth across the country against the recurring highhandedness and Police brutality of the Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. The panel will be inaugurated on Wednesday October 27. The statement read;  Following the protest by youth across the country against the recurring highhandedness and Police brutality of the Special Anti-robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force and the resolve of the Government to reform the Nigeria Police Force, His Excellency, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, CON, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State has approved the setting up of a Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate Human Right abuses in Bauchi State.The Committee has the following membership:-Justice Habibu Idris Shall (Rtd. High Court Judge)                               –                              ChairmanCP. Hamisu Makama (Rtd) –                             MemberChairman, Nigerian Bar Association, Bauchi State Chapter –                              MemberBarr. Jibrin S. Jibrin, Civil Society Groups, Bauchi State –                              MemberRepresentative of Human Right Commission Bauchi State Office (NHRC) – MemberRepresentative of FIDA, Bauchi State Office –                              MemberChairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Bauchi State –                              MemberRepresentative of Jama’atul Nasirul Islam (JNI) Bauchi State Chapter. MemberRepresentative of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Bauchi State – MemberRepresentative of National Council of Women Society, Bauchi State (NCWS) – MemberRepresentative of National Youth Council of Nigeria Bauchi State – MemberRepresentative of NACCIMA, Bauchi State –              MemberRepresentative of Miyetti Allah Kautel Hore, Bauchi State –              MemberRepresentative of Miyetti Allah MACBAN, Bauchi State –              MemberRepresentative of NURTW, Bauchi State –              MemberComrade Mohammed Nasiru Umar ATBU representing NUBASS – MemberRepresentative of Attorney-General/Commissioner of Justice     –              SecretaryIt is hoped that members of the committee will bring their wealth of knowledge and experience in the discharge of the committee’s assignment.The Panel will be inaugurated on Wednesday, 28th October 2020, by His Excellency Sen. Bala Mohammed CON, at the Banquet Hall Government House, Bauchi, by 10:00am. The post Bauchi government sets up judicial panel of inquiry on police brutality appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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