@csrf

10.04.2021 EndSARS Watch Lagos #EndSARS Panel Fails To Sit Today — Because of Lagos City Marathon

Published 10th Apr, 2021

By Socrates Mbamalu

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Lekki Toll Gate Incident will not be sitting today because of the Lagos Marathon, FIJ has learnt.

The panel, which holds on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays started its sitting on October 26, 2020 and has 123 unheard cases, 112 partly heard cases, 38 cases with judgement, and has awarded seven cases of damages to the tune of N43.75million.

The Access Bank Lagos City Marathon place today has however stopped today’s sitting, as the roads would be blocked because of the marathon.

READ ALSO: 144 Day of Tears for Pelumi Onifade’s Mum as Lagos Govt Holds on to #EndSARS Victims Corpse

Mrs Bose Onifade, the mother of Emmanuel Pelumi Onifade, was to attend today’s sitting. Pelumi was a 20-year-old journalist who was covering the #EndSARS protests and filmed the viral video of Olusegun Abiodun Bolarinwa who shot into a crowd of protesters in Abule Egba on October 20, 2020.

Since October, Mrs Onifade has not seen the body of her son. She had done a DNA test to confirm she was the mother of Pelumi, but the body of her son is yet to be released to her.

The postponement of today’s sitting means she has to wait till the next sitting, where she hopes the Lagos State Judicial Panel will give her justice.

Published 10th Apr, 2021

By Socrates Mbamalu

Advertisement

Our Stories

Saheed Babalola

US-Based Nigerian Refuses to Pay Back ‘$4,553 Borrowed From Ex-Lover’

Jumia mobile app

Student Suspects Foul Play in Jumia’s Handling of His N11,000

Abubakar Ali Peters

EFCC Reveals Role of Ali Peters, Nadabo Energy Ltd MD, in ‘N1.4bn Fraud’

Nancy Brophy

Nancy Brophy Wrote the Book ‘How to Murder Your Husband’. Now, She’s on Trial for Murder of Husband

Big Bottling Company

Big Bottling Company ‘Blacklists’ Vendor Over Disagreement on Price, Delivery Date

Russian Soldiers

US Advisor: Russia Blocking Food From Entering Africa, America

Clash

Minister Confirms Seeing ‘4 Corpses’ as Traders, Riders Clash in Abuja

Standard Life Alliance Empowerment

After Denying Investors Their Funds at Maturity, Standard Alliance Life Assurance Shuts Down Offices

INTERPOL Officer

Despite Court Order Striking Out Case, INTERPOL Declares Blogger Wanted

Accident

Colonel’s Wife Disobeys Court Order to Surrender Truck After Her Driver Caused an Accident — And the Police Are Helpless

Advertisement