The Nationwide Human Rights Fee’s impartial investigative panel on the violation of human rights by the defunct Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) has postponed sitting indefinitely.
The panel was billed to renew sitting on Monday after the Christmas and New Yr break.
Assistant Director (PA), Company Affairs and Exterior Linkages of the fee, Mrs Fatimah Agwai-Mohammed, made the disclosure to NAN in Abuja on Tuesday.
Agwai-Mohammed defined that the spike within the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the postponement.
She stated, “A brand new date will likely be fastened and communicated to the general public after measures have been put in place to curb the unfold of the virus.
“Rising instances within the second wave of the pandemic are alarming, and the rules by the Presidential Activity Drive (PTF) on the COVID-19 have to be adhered to.
“Folks should be alive and match to come back to the panel listening to; it’s not proper to reveal them with out ample safety or protecting measures.
“You by no means know who’s carrying the virus and it’s not everybody who’s aware of using the protecting measures.’’
Finish SARS: NHRC panel postpones sitting indefinitely