VIDEO: Oduala, Temitope sworn in as youth members of Lagos ‘#EndSARS’ panel




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Two participants of the protests, Rinu Oduala and Temitope Majekodunmi, have been sworn in as youth members of the Lagos Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims.

 

The duo’s membership of the panel followed their nomination by youths in an voting.

They took their oath of alongside the Zonal Coordinator(South-West Zone) – National Rights Commission, Mr Lucas Koyejo.

 

Movement , a coalition of protest groups, announced their selection in a statement.

Oduala, a brand strategist and an advocate for social , has been at the forefront of the agitation.
Temitope, an administrator and transformational leader, has been advocating for an end to police brutality in .

The nine-member panel was set up by the on October 15 following the mayhem perpetrated by hijackers of the protests.

 

was scheduled to begin full sitting yesterday (), but could not do so because Oduala and Majekodunmi had yet to be sworn in.

 

The trio will join chairperson of the panel, Doris Okuwobi (Rtd) and Advocate of (SAN) Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa on the panel.

Other panelists are Mrs Oluwatoyin Odusanya, , Lagos State Directorate of Citizen’s Rights and Ms Patience Udoh, a representative of the groups and Mr Segun Awosanya (segalink) a rights activist.

 

The panel is to sit from 10am to 4pm for six months. The designated sitting days are Tuesday, and at the Lagos Court of Arbitration, No 1A, Remi Oluwode Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

The are tasked listening to the submissions of survivors, interrogating the accused personnel, determining the veracity of all claims, recommending punishments for the guilty and appropriate compensation for the victims.

 

Sittings will take place on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm at the Lagos Court of Arbitration – 1A, Remi Olowude Street, Maruwa Roundabout, Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

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The Nation