AMBASSADOR ONOJA (NL)
NBA PRO BONO LAWYERS
NBA CHAPTER, BENUE
LIST OF JUDICIAL PANELS
Chairman of the panel, Retired Justice Adam Onum
Josephine Habba, Moses Asoo, Commissioner of Police, Anthony Ogboji (rtd), Ityonongu Mark, Joshua Tiv, Joshua Tyoyer and Edward Yange who will serves as secretary.
TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR JUDICIAL PANEL MEMBERS
The terms of reference which include: to receive and investigate complaints of police brutality, human rights violations or related extra-judicial killings.
The panel is also to evaluate the evidence presented/other surrounding circumstances, and draw conclusions as to the validity of the complaint and to recommend compensation and other remedial measures where appropriate among other things.
DATE OF INAUGURATION
21st October, 2020
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Court 6, Makurdi
NO OF PETITION RECEIVED
One of the petitioners, Terfa Gundu, who narrated how police arrested and tortured him until he had to confess to the crime he didn’t commit to save his life, is asking for N5 billion as damages.
Others complained of several cases of brutality by policemen