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Reasons Why Lagos State Judicial Panel Gave N20 Million To Victims Of Police Brutality

The Judicial Panel of Inquiry that was set up by Lagos State, to investigate issues of police brutality perpetrated by SARS, has awarded N10 million each to 2 petitioners, as compensation.


The 2 petitioners, Hannah Olugbodi, and Adebayo Abayomi received their payment on Friday after a recommendation from the panel.


This will be the first main compensation that would be paid out since the judicial panel was establishment.


The petition that concerns Mrs. Adebayo Kudirat Abayomi emerged, after a stray bullet from the police killed her in April 2017.

The judicial panel likewise requested for the police operatives who were responsible for the murder, to be prosecuted.


They also gave a scholarship to her son, and a letter of apology from the police to her family, as compensation to them.


Kudirate Abayomi Adebayo died in 2017 from the stray bullet of the police. The 2nd petitioner, Olugbode Hannah is a hairdresser that stray bullet from Sars officers shot her on the left leg, at Ijeshatedo neighborhood, in Lagos.

The panel likewise granted her N10 million because of the stress, and pain that she suffered, and to assist her in receiving treatment.


This issue of compensation emerged, after the crisis that the Lagos state panel faced, when they gave the green light for Lagos Concession Company to take back the management of Lekki Toll Gate.

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