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Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by sojiboy(m): 6:00pm On Oct 16
FAYEMI RAISES PANEL ON SARS’ BRUTALITY, RIGHT ABUSES
…..TO REVISIT CREATION OF LCDAs

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has revealed that his administration is taking steps to ensure justice for victims of police brutality in the state through the setting up a Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS and Related Abuses in the state.

He equally unfolded plan by his administration to revisit the creation of the Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) to develop the grassroots and bring governance closer to the people promising to forward a bill to that effect for immediate consideration.

Dr. Fayemi spoke on Friday while presenting the State of the State Address on the floor of the State House of Assembly, Ado-Ekiti before the state legislators and other distinguished personalities as part of activities marking his two years in office.

The State of the State Address was attended by the Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, the First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; Houses of Representatives member, Hon. Femi Bamisile, members of the State Executive Council and traditional rulers led by the Chairman of the State Council of Obas/Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi and community leaders.

Governor Fayemi, who had earlier in the morning addressed a large crowd of ENDSARS protesters at the Fajuyi area of Ado-Ekiti, said his administration was setting up a panel to look into cases of human rights abuses and brutality by the disbanded squad.

He said: "In line with the recommendation of the National Economic Council, I have today constituted a Panel of Enquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses in the State.

"The panel will look at all verifiable cases of SARS brutality and fatality and ensure offending SARS officers are identified and prosecuted appropriately while victims or their families are duly compensated.

"Membership of the panel will include a retired judge of the State High Court as Chairperson, and representation from Civil Society Organisations, including youth groups.
"The Honourable Attorney-General will publish additional details, including giving information on how our citizens can access the panel.

“My administration will continue to participate actively in this national dialogue; we have suggested that consideration should be given to the merit of decentralizing policing in Nigeria. We have also proposed that the Nigerian police council should be enshrined in the constitution of Nigeria to be more active and regular in its oversight function of policing.
“Irrespective of our diverse condition however, I believe what we have in common is our collective desire for a police institution that works in the interest of all Nigerians, irrespective of age, gender, economic status or any other difference. Our own people should not be criminalized or stigmatized simply on account of what they wear, the car they drive or the gadget they carry.”, he added.

Addressing the agitation for a revisit of the Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) that was dissolved by the immediate past administration, Governor Fayemi said his administration, having reviewed the development has decided to revisit the issue and would be forwarding a Bill to the Assembly for consideration.

According to him, "After extensive consultations, my administration has decided to revisit the creation of Local Government Development Areas.

"I have therefore directed the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to re-present a Bill for the establishment of Local Government Development Areas in Ekiti State for the immediate consideration of the State Executive Council and subsequently for Legislative scrutiny.

"May I use this opportunity to appeal to this House to give the Bill the urgent consideration that it deserves, the Governor said, with a thunderous applause form the audience.
Presenting the scorecard of his administration in the last two years backed with relevant statistics, the Governor said appreciable progress had been made in the execution of life changing policies and projects for the benefit of Ekiti people despite the prevailing economic challenges.

The Governor noted that the five pillars of governance which include Agriculture and Rural Development, Governance, Infrastructure and Industrial Development, Knowledge Economy and Social Investments were being diligently pursued to improve the standard of living of the people.

He noted that the first year in office was used to lay a solid foundation for the legacy projects which are now in various stages of completion, adding however, that the economic challenges brought about by COVID-19 pandemic led to the review of the 2020 Budget.

The Governor said: "Despite the challenges brought on by COVID-19 pandemic, we have remained committed to completing all unfinished projects by previous administrations and following through with those we initiated.

"We have done this to demonstrate that regardless of our partisan leanings, Ekiti State remains our common heritage, and we must do all we can to lay a foundation for sustainable development.

"Today, I address you with restrained joy but a strong conviction that despite the challenges we have faced in the past year, we are making visible progress and steady strides towards our goals for Ekiti.

"I am happy to report back that despite the economic realities of the year under review, we are making remarkable progress with our Agro-Cargo Airport project.

"All the necessary documents are being perfected and work is ongoing at the site. Ekiti Agro-Cargo Airport remains a priority for us and we project that it would be completed in record time before the end of my tenure."

The Governor disclosed that his administration will shortly present a bill to the Assembly with a view to ensuring that it becomes mandatory for all successive governments to present an annual State of the State address for the consideration of the State House of Assembly.
Earlier, the Speaker of the Ekiti House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, said the achievements recorded by the Fayemi administration in two years "are too visible to be ignored even by the morbid critics."

The Speaker lauded the Governor for consistently delivering good governance to the people despite the shortfall in the allocation coming from the Federation Account and putting the state on the path of sustainable development.

He promised the commitment of the Assembly to drive a legislative agenda that would resonate with the five pillar agenda of the Fayemi administration

https://nationalmailonline.com/fayemi-addresses-endsars-protesters-in-ado-ekiti/

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Greyworld: 6:04pm On Oct 16
They are getting the Message..

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by THeCvExpert: 6:06pm On Oct 16
Dem don start

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Ever8090: 6:26pm On Oct 16
Rubbish!!!....the panel will just collect their allowances and go for holiday in Dubai

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Elvictor: 6:37pm On Oct 16
why is this man working seriously recently?

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Heavenschild: 6:29am On Oct 17
Tell us when you finish..Chief hard worker.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by N2B2: 6:29am On Oct 17
Panel, panel, everyday, panel. undecided

This people aren't taking the public serious yet.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Madmazel(m): 6:30am On Oct 17
My state
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by protests: 6:31am On Oct 17
1. Did the governor consult the protesting youth?
2. Are the youth properly represented?
3. Is there any mother in that panel?
4. Can the establishment present but idle and silent when these nonsense happened 'panel' a solution? Eg Attorney General

Sir, we know NEC directed all governors to set up apparatus, and you set it up quickly. Thanks.
But you need 'newsense' to tackle 'nonsense'.
Well let's hope the people there can achieve results that will make Nigerians and #EndSARS happy

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by eedimo(m): 6:33am On Oct 17
#ENDSARS #ENDSWAT

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Jikolo9: 6:36am On Oct 17
embarassed hmmmm
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by mansoura(f): 6:38am On Oct 17
angry
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by JimmyDarmody: 6:40am On Oct 17
Soon our politicians will realize that it's not their father that gives and takes the power they exercise but "we the people".

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Schoolshoe: 6:41am On Oct 17
Two students were shot and killed by policemen, when they blocked his wife's convoy, while they were doing their peaceful protest around campus. The protest was about the blackout around campus. Till now the policemen responsible Haven't been penalized. Audio panel sha. This government get mouth but no action.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Cchuks27(m): 6:42am On Oct 17
Never forget! The panel should start by probing Fayemi's wife and her SARS attachee. #EndSARS #EndBadGovernanceinNigeria

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by sparog(m): 6:43am On Oct 17
Rubbish
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Sheuns(m): 6:44am On Oct 17
Panel beaters generation. Always raising panels for every reason.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by tillaman(m): 6:51am On Oct 17
Cool
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by EdiskyHarry: 6:54am On Oct 17
The NPF hs done more harm than good in Nigeria, send all the SARS office to borno state, Start a fresh recruitment, let the minimum academic requirement be HND or B.sc. stop recruiting mentally unsound people and drug addicts to the police force.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by nicason(m): 7:00am On Oct 17
He is a traitor forget about him

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by oluwaSavage: 7:02am On Oct 17
Same story as usual....




The Struggle Continues;
And, Victory is Certain.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by PremzY002(m): 7:03am On Oct 17
All they do is to 'raise panel'

...and that would be the end.

All the panels raised in the past gave no solution or publicly announced their results /findings.

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by sojiboy(m): 7:05am On Oct 17
Good one
Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by Drabeey(m): 7:06am On Oct 17
Soon this protest may be politicized.

These people are afraid their time to go leave politics is here

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by southniyikaye(m): 7:33am On Oct 17
N2B2:
Panel, panel, everyday, panel. undecided

This people aren't taking the public serious yet.
maybe they themselves need panel beating
Set Awon panel beaters

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Re: Fayemi Raises Panel On SARS Brutality, Right Abuses by geesilver(m): 8:12am On Oct 17
another exercise in fruitility






me personally don't believe in this present government, we have been deceived on so many occasions. nothing changes.things are even getting worse than before dreams are shattered.... only God knows if this country will ever be great again. in one way or the others the youth have been the victim of this present government more. the old folks refuses to retires leaving us with no choice than to turn against them.

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