#EndSARS: Gov. Fintiri sets up judicial committee to probe police brutality


Laraba Raphael, Abuja

Following the #EndSARS protest across the country, Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has inaugurated a panel of inquiry chaired by Justice Adamu Hobon, to hear the grievances of citizens who have been victims of alleged police brutality in the state, as part of the national efforts to calm compensate victims, and reform the police.

Gov. Fintiri, who spoke recently, noted that allegations brought fought by alleged victims would not be treated with cuddling gloves because of the social unrest and international embarrassment it has created.

The members are; AIG Ibrahim Baba Ahmed, member; Barr. Samuel Yaumande (Solicitor General), member from the Ministry of Justice; His Lordship Bishop Japheth Tonmwaso – Member, and CAN rep; Alh. Wakili Usman Ibrahim – Member rep MCN; Grace Mamza – Member and Human Rights Commission rep.

Others are James Kamale – Member and

President of SUG MAUTECH, students representative; Amb. Ajeni Delo – Member

Rep. of Youth Organizations; Barr. Nafisatu Bala – Member, Red Cross Society of Nigeria (RCSN) and rep. of Civil Society; Tanee Kabiru Bitoko – Member NCWS, and Rep. of Civil Society.

He hailed the team members and urged them to discharg thier duties with integrity, noting that they possess the requisit skills and knowledge to get to the root of the problem.

He said: “Members have been carefully selected so that a thorough job should be assInniduously done with a view to right the wrongs that might have been perpetrated on innocent persons in the State.”