The Oyo state governor, Engr Seyi Makinde after meeting with the traditional rulers, caretaker chairmen of local government and local council development areas and clerics, sets aside 500 million naira to compensate with the victims of police brutality after the ENDSARS protest.
This was reported on the official twitter handle of the governor, when he posted that: “This afternoon, we met with traditional rulers, caretaker chairmen of local government and local council development areas and clerics, to discuss the way forward for our dear state following the End SARS protests and subsequent events.”
“I outlined the steps we are taking to address the issue of ending police brutality and other injustices. We have set up an initial N500M Compensation Fund for victims of injustice. Also, a judicial panel will be inaugurated within a week to consider cases of injustice.”
“I also stated that we are addressing the underlying socio-economic issues. We have set up a N500M fund for MSMEs, and we will employ 5,000 youths in government agency schemes in the next few months. We are also distributing the fifth phase of palliatives by the end of this week.”
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