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Governor Makinde Inaugurates 11-Man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to Investigate Violation of Rights

The Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, this Tuesday, Inaugurated an 11-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry on police brutalities and for the Investigation of Violation of Rights of Oyo State Citizens.

The brief event held at the executive chamber of the governor’s office, Agodi, Ibadan had in attendance top government officials including, the deputy governor of Oyo state, engineer Rauf Olaniyan; Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Rt. honorable Adebo Ogundoyin; Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Professor Oyelowo Oyewo; commissioner for youths and sports, Mr. Seun Fakorede, Retired speakers, retired chief judges, amongst others.

Governor Makinde in his inaugural speech, pronounced Honorable Justice Badejo Adeniji, a retired chief judge of Oyo State as chairman of the State’s Judicial Panel of Inquiry.

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Other members of the Judicial panel inaugurated by the governor were Dr. John Akintayo, Mrs. Wumi Odutayo, Ms. Olumide Akintola, Mr. Nasiru Sulaimon, Ms. Yetunde Kolawole, Honorable Barbs Oduyoye, Mr. Falowo Saheed, Mrs. Adebobola Agbeja, and others.

Governor Makinde who disclosed that the state government has just signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Ibadan in training the police officers and officers of other security agencies in criminal justice and human rights enforcement, charged the newly inaugurated Judicial Panel of Inquiry to carry out its duties without fear or favor.

In his remark, the state commissioner for Justice, professor Oyelowo Oyewo, assured the citizen of Oyo state that the Judicial Panel of Inquiry will discharge its mandate meritoriously.

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