Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has received the report of the Ogun State Judicial Panel of Investigation on Police Brutality and extrajudicial killings with an assurance to implement the recommendations towards having a peaceful society that will engender more robust relationship between the people and security agencies.
Abiodun who gave the assurance on Friday at the Executive Council Chamber, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, while receiving the report appreciated the panel members for their selfless efforts and contributions towards the successful completion of the task.
“I believe that the implementation of this report will end the gory experience often encountered by residents of the State”, the Governor assured.
The state’s helmsman added that it is important for all of us as a people and security agencies to ensure and foster a continued and mutually beneficial relationship.
He appreciated the youths, security agencies, media, religious and community leaders, market men and women and other and other people of goodwill for their contributions to the development of the state.
Earlier in his address, the chairman of the panel, Justice Solomon Olugbemi, disclosed that the panel after its findings recommended a total payment of N218 million as compensation for 42 victims or families of victims of brutality and violation of human rights by Police and other security personnel in Ogun State.