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ABIA STATE JUDICIAL PANEL

        

CLEEN OBSERVERS          

1. SAM EKWURIBE (NL)

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Eksammy@gmail.com

07034694070

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LIST OF JUDICIAL PANELS TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR JUDICIAL PANEL MEMBERS              

The panel is headed by retired Justice Sunday Imo.

Other members of the panel are – Mrs. Uzoamaka Ikonne, Mr. John Nwakanma, Mr. Daniel Chinagozi, Mr. Zuby Ariwa, Mr. Eric Ikwuagwu, Bishop Sunday Onuoha and Mr. John Emejor.

The rest are – Mr. Nnanna Nwafor, Mrs. Doris Ogala, Mrs. Uche Nwokocha, Mr. Nkemjika Nnadozie, Mr. Enyinnaya Nwigwe, Mrs. Anastasia Uchenna, Mr. Ndubuaku Nwogu, and Mr. Steve Sylvanus.

DATE OF INAUGURATION

The panel’s terms of reference shall include investigating cases  of extrajudicial killings by men and officers of the Police Force and those of other security agencies, from 2015 to date, investigate all forms of police brutality, extortion and intimidation from 2015 to date, ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the #EndSARS protest and other grievances associated to it, Others terms include to examine the root causes of the hijack of the hitherto peaceful #EndSARS protest by hoodlums and identify those involved as well as do all other things necessary to give effect to the terms of reference including but not limited to the recommendations to government on possible compensations to ascertained victims.

PERIOD OF SITTING AND VENUE

Abia Sitting days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Aguiyi Ironsi Conference Centre, Umuahia

HOW TO FILE PETITION

Submit of Hard copy petition to the Secretary of the Commission at the Ministry of Justice, Umuahia.

Submit through email to the commission.

Interested members of the public are requested to address and submit their petitions/memoranda TO THE SECRETARY OF THE PANEL, OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR GENERAL/PERMANENT SECRETARY MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, UMUAHIA.

*Time of submission is 9am – 4pm , Mondays to Fridays

Or

By Email to:

abiajudicialpanel@gmail.com

Or

Online :

*Submissions to reach the secretariat not later than Thursday  15th November.

NO OF PETITION RECEIVED: 52

Four (4) were listed for hearing at the inaugural sitting but the hearings could not proceed because the defendants did not appear before the panel and the counsel said he was not prepared.

Cases were adjourned till November 18, 2020

The 4 cases could not be heard as the police were unprepared