Lagos state govt sets up another committee to review #EndSARS report — and come up with white paper


Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has constituted a four-member committee to come up with a white paper on the recommendations in the report of the state judicial panel on police brutality.

Yesterday, the panel submitted two sets of reports — a consolidated report on police brutality and an investigation of the Lekki shooting incident.

Speaking after receiving the report, Sanwo-Olu assured residents of the state that the report of the panel will be treated in accordance with the powers conferred on him as the governor.

He said the report of the panel will be submitted to the National Economic Council (NEC), adding that “proper response” will be accorded to the report by NEC.

Sanwo-Olu appointed Moyosore Onigbanjo, the state attorney-general, as head of the committee, and mandated the committee to come up with a white paper on the panel’s recommendations in two weeks.

Others members of the committee are Segun Dawodu, commissioner for youths and social, Aramide Adeyoye, special adviser, works and infrastructure, and Tolani Oshodi, permanent secretary, cabinet office.

“Four of them will very quickly look through and bring forward a white paper within the next two weeks that will be considered at the Lagos state executive council and would be gazetted as a white paper coming from the panel of enquiry,” he said.

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