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#EndSARS: UN Calls for Implementation of Lagos Judicial Panel’s Recommendations

The United Nations has called on Nigeria to implement the recommendations of the judicial panel of inquiry to rebuild trust and start the process of healing and reconciliation. A statement

Edward Kallon

The United Nations has called on Nigeria to implement the recommendations of the judicial panel of inquiry to rebuild trust and start the process of healing and reconciliation.

A statement on Tuesday by UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon said the submission on Monday, 15 November 2021, of the report of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution is welcomed.

Kallon said: “I welcome the submission to the Lagos State Governor, H.E. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, of the reports of the judicial panel on claims of brutality and shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos State, during the 2020 EndSARS protests.”

He noted that the submission of the findings of the judicial panel would accelerate the process of justice and accountability.

Kallon however added: “I urge the government to implement the recommendations of the judicial panel of inquiry to rebuild trust and start the process of healing and reconciliation.”

Michael Olugbode in Abuja

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