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ENDSARS: Ekiti panel recommends N1.5m compensation for policemen, others



The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations has recommended over N 1 . 5 million compensation to six complainants including four policemen who brought their cases before it .
The chairman, Justice Cornileus Akintayo , who read the recommendations, said , “ The panel was able to establish the facts on each of the cases and thus made appropriate recommendations . ”
A statement by the media adviser to the panel , Femi Bamisaye , titled , ‘ Ekiti judicial panel recommends over N 1 . 5 m compensations to six complainants’ , listed beneficiaries to include Inspector Omokhua Benjamin who is to get N 400, 000. 00 compensation for his Golf 3 car and N 50 , 000. 00 for his personal properties destroyed at the Afao Police Station official quarters , Ikere Ekiti.
The panel also recommended compensation of N 400, 000 for Inspector Yakubu Aminu for his Golf 3 car which was burnt by the EndSARS protesters within the premises of Afao Police Station , Ikere Ekiti, on 20 th October 2020 .
Another cop, Inspector Alabi Samuel , is to get N 100, 000 compensation for his stolen motorcycle and N 70 , 000 for other properties .
The panel also recommended N 130, 000 compensation to Sergeant Adesina Kolawole whose Golf 3 car which he parked at the Nigeria Police Station , Afao, Ikere Ekiti while on duty got vandalised by ENDSARS protesters .Another complainant , Ayeni Ojo , was recommended to be paid N 242, 500 as compensation to carry out repairs on his vandalized Nissan Primera car .
Also in the case of Olawale Adekola , a civil servant , who was attacked on October 19 at the Ekiti State House of Assembly complex, the panel recommended compensation of N 142, 850, for the cost of speed light N 75 , 000 , repair of his camera N 30 , 000 and cost of his medical treatment at N 37 , 850.
The panel , however , ordered some of the beneficiaries to obtain valid vehicle licenses as a condition for qualification for the compensationenendEnsEeeeeee