#EndSWAT Protests: El-Rufai Constitutes Judicial Panel On Police Brutality

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai

SAN FRANCISCO, October 17, (THEWILL) – The Kaduna State Government has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry into acts of police brutality in the state.

This follows the resolution of the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday. The Council mandated state governors to constitute panels of inquiry and other steps to ensure accountability in the operations of police units in their states.

The seven-member-panel is chaired by a retired Justice, David Shiri Wyom and assisted by AIG Lawal Tanko (rtd). Rebecca Sako-John and Mustapha Jumare represent the civil Society. Students, youth and the National Human Rights Commission among others are also represented.

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry will be inaugurated on Monday, 19th October 2020.