By Edozie Obasi-Eze
The United Nations has urged the Federal Government to implement the recommendations of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution set up to investigate issues surrounding the #EndSARS Protests of 2020.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon made the call in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, where he noted that the submission of the report of the panel was a welcome development.
He said, “I welcome the submission to the Lagos State Governor, H.E. BabajideSanwo-Olu, of the reports of the judicial panel on claims of brutality and shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos State, during the 2020 #EndSARS protests.”
He also opined that the submission of the findings of the judicial panel would accelerate the process of justice and accountability.
“I urge the government to implement the recommendations of the judicial panel of inquiry to rebuild trust and start the process of healing and reconciliation,” Kallon added.