- A member of the Lagos Judicial Committee on Police Brutality, Temitope Majekodunmi, has admitted that the leaked # EndSARS report contains errors
- Majekodunmi, the represented the youth on the panel but said the typos were corrected before the report was presented to Lagos State Governor Sanwo-Olu
- The youth representative also noted, that the leaked report in circulation is not far from the original
Lagos, Nigeria – Temitope Majekodunmi, the youth representative of the Lagos Judiciary Committee on Police Brutality, has stated that the committee’s circulating report contains errors.
The committee had two documents on cases on Monday 15th November of police brutality and an investigation into the Lekki incident to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lag State os.
Hours after filing the report however document was leaked and circulated in the media.
The report got mixed reactions with some people citing errors in the document currently in circulation.
For example, on pages 297 and 298, which contains the list of victims, numbers 37 and 38 repeats what appears to be 11 deaths instead of nine, reported to The Cable .
Errors corrected before final report submission
In response to the development, Majekodunmi said in a statement on Wednesday, November 17, the errors were corrected before final filing, reported Premium Times .
However, he stated that the leaked report in circulation was not far from the original.
Majeko dunmi said a lot of people called him to confirm the report was genuine.
“while others reported the mistake of duplicate names It is important to note that the leaked report in circulation is not far from the original, but I can confirm that the original is without any errors identified. “
Tunde Olawoyin said:
“The only truth is when we became insensitive to the fact that these victims come from one family and belong to different extended families. Despite petitions from people willing to fight the government in court on behalf of the families and relatives of these victims, none have emerged to this day. It’s the most annoying thing about the Lekki Tor puzzle. “
Tiamiyu Adebayo said:
” Most Nigerians on social media are not good readers . I would rather make no comments at all than make false comments on sensitive topics. When I read this report and all of the comments, I am so disappointed in many Nigerians. This is to tell you that most people have made up their minds what to hear and nothing more. We’re going nowhere with that mindset. “
Maigari Ishaku Abba said:
” They will continue to bribe and pressure individual members of the panel to implement contradict the report. They are callous. “
Adoche Adoche said:
” It is rather unfortunate that, despite the outbreak of lawsuits, Nigeria is compared to other more sensible climes , Reports of this size is still leaked before a white paper, good or bad.
“So what were the intentions of the people who leaked the report, and better yet, why the sudden support for the leaked reports by those who originally said the panel was compromised, why are these numerous grieving families who have so far refused to show up. “
Sanwo-Olu starts work on the report of the Lagos EndSARS panel
In the meantime, on Monday, November 15, Governor Sanwo-Olu thanked the chairman of the committee, Judge Doris Okuwobi, and her members for their services.
The governor noted that his government had set up a four-person committee, led by the Lagos Attorney General, to ensure swift implementation of the report’s recommendations and Commissioner of Justice Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) to draft a white paper llen.
He announced that members of the committee are: the Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Segun Dawodu; his special advisor for construction and infrastructure, Ing.Aramide Adeyoye and permanent secretary of the cabinet, Tolani Oshodi.
CDS reacts to the publication of the # EndSARS panel report, error proceedings
In a related development The Chief of Defense Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, objected to the process of publishing the Lagos Judicial Committee’s report on police brutality, calling the incident at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020 a massacre.
However, the CDS stated that it could not comment on the content of the document at the moment because it had not seen the official report.
He also stated that the Nigerian Armed Forces are committed to their constitutional mandate and will not engage in dishonorable acts.