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#EndSARS: Akwa-Ibom panel submits report to state governor

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Akwa Ibom Judicial panel to review cases of police brutality popularly referred to as ENDSARS Panel has submitted its report to Governor Udom Emmanuel.

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The panel, which was headed by Justice Ifiok Ukana (Rtd), thanked the Governor for the opportunity to serve.

He recounted the procedure adopted by the panel in the discharge of their responsibilities and stated that every police officer(serving or retired) who was petitioned, was served the petition and given time and facility to enter their defence, in order to grant them fair hearing.

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He said that their work is documented in a 4 volume report, which he presented to the Governor.

He appreciated the Governor for the quality selection of members, who according to him, have made their mark in their different callings.

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He highlighted some of the recommendations made by the panel, which he admonished should be implemented to forestall a reoccurrence of such civil unrest.

He further appreciated the Governor for the support given the panel all through their work.

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Emmanuel appreciated the intellectual industry and physical energy invested in the production of the report. He expressed the deep gratitude of the entire government to the Justice Ukana-led panel for the excellent work done by them.

He promised to pass on the report to the National Economic Council for implementation.

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