The previous Chief Decide of Ebonyi State Justice, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday, has vowed to make sure that any safety officer or companies that violated rights of residents within the state are prosecuted with out concern or favour.
Justice Nwankwo is the state chairman judicial panel of enquiry made this recognized throughout the panel’s inaugural sitting in Abakaliki.
He assured the panel’s dedication to look into all circumstances of police brutality, human rights violation or associated extra-judicial killings that happened within the state.
The chairman revealed that the panel has thus far obtained 5 petitions from the general public.
Justice Nwankwo famous additional that the panel will begin listening to into the circumstances instantly.
He stated that the panel was presently serving all events concerned to keep away from infringing on peoples’ rights, noting that its sitting days will likely be introduced in the end.
“We search the cooperation of everyone in successfully and effectively discharging this task because the panel has a pleasant environment that enables the general public to current their circumstances.
Nwankwo stated that the panel will give the general public, unfettered proper to talk about their experiences within the arms of safety companies, to allow us to make our findings and advocate appropriately.
“Nigerian residents take pleasure in many rights however the inalienable, elementary rights of residents are statute-protected by the structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended)”.
He pledged that in figuring out the circumstances offered earlier than it, the panel will guarantee restitution to these whose elementary human rights have been or have been violated by safety brokers within the state.
“The panel had a number of conferences with the intention to focus on the ‘modus operandi’ in listening to of petitions/complaints earlier than it.
He stated that the panel additionally resolved to watch all guidelines of pure justice and accord all events equal alternatives of listening to.