Governor Okowa Approves 8 man Judicial Panel of Enquiry to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality or related extra-Judicial killings within Delta State from all victims of the dissolved Nigeria Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) or any other police unit with the view to delivering justice to them.

GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
It is hereby announced for the information of the general public, particularly Deltans that
the Governor of Delta State, His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved the
constitution of an 8 man Judicial Panel of Enquiry to receive and investigate complaints of police
brutality or related extra-Judicial killings within Delta State from all victims of the dissolved
Nigeria Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) or any other police unit with the view to delivering justice to them.

2. The membership of the panel is as follows:
1. Hon. Justice Celestina Ogisi (Rtd.) Chairman Retired Judge of the High Court
2. AIG David Igbodo (Rtd.) Member Retired Police Officer
3. Mr. Harrison Gwannishu Member Representative of the Youths
4. Comrade Godwin Oyovweadjebore Member Representative of Students
5. Mr. Freedom Atsepoyi Member Representing Civil Society
Organizations
6. Ambassador Eris Jewo–Ibi Member Representing Civil Society
Organizations
7 Nicholas Osadolor, Esq. Member Representing Human Rights
Commission
8 Omamuzo Erebe, Esq. Secretary Functioning Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Justice
3. Terms of Reference:
(a) To receive and investigate complaints of Police brutality or related extra judicial
killings committed within Delta State with a view to ascertaining their validity or
otherwise.
(b) To recommend compensation or other remedies appropriate for each case.
4. The Panel will be inaugurated at the EXCO Chambers, Government House, Asaba on
Monday, 19th October, 2020 at 10:45a.m. Accordingly, nominees and invited guest are to be seated by 10:30a.m.

Signed
Chiedu Ebie
Secretary to the State Government

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