Oyo State government has unveiled social platforms to report any Police brutality.
News Rain Nigeria reports that Oyo State government declared that the State has created a platform for the masses to lodge their complaints in case of any Police brutality in the nearest future.
The State Government made the declaration of the social media, email, and website complain portal through a statement that was released on Sunday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa.
EndSARS: Makinde Create Platforms For Residents To Report Police Brutality
A copy of the statement which was made available to the News Rain Nigeria reporter in Ibadan revealed the State Government’s plans about setting up the platforms towards curbing the menace of the police brutality in the society.
According to the statement, the Oyo State government had created an email account and a section on the state’s website for residents of the state to report incidences of police violations and brutality.
The statement revealed that the residents of the State can report cases of the police brutality or violence to the appropriate authorities through these emails address, the address is listed as email@example.com.
gov.ng, the statement also confirmed that Oyo state people can also make use of the Oyo State website, https://oyostate.gov.ng/ reportpolice/, where they can fill out a form.
The statement added that the Governor of Oyo, Engineer Seyi Makinde, gave this directive at the weekend in line with his earlier stance that the genuine grievances of the #EndSARS protesters, which bothers on police brutality, must be addressed by the government.
According to the statement, it noted that the state government, has perfected plans to afoot to set up a judicial panel that will look into the various forms of abuses and violations that are reported.
The statement also noted that the development followed a directive to governors to set up judicial panels to probe incidences of police brutality in their states.
The statement further disclosed that the platform is domiciled in the Office of the Governor and that it is aimed at demonstrating Governor Makinde’s determination to address the menace of police brutality, rights abuse, and extortion, with a bird’s-eye view monitoring mechanism.
The statement noted that the names of members of the panel would be announced shortly.