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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL ON POLICE REFORMS OKAYS 5-POINT DEMAND OF PROTESTERS

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has summoned a meeting with stakeholders, agreeing to meet demands, which include halting use of force against protesters and unconditional release of arrested citizens.

A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said among the terms agreed to are halting use of force against protesters and unconditional release of arrested citizens.

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The meeting, organized by the Office of the Inspector General of Police and National Human Rights Commission, was a multi-stakeholders’ forum attended by leaders and representatives of civil society organisations in Nigeria, activists from the entertainment industry and the ENDSARS movement and development partners.

The Forum recommends the psychological evaluation, training and retraining of disbanded SARS officials prior to re-deployment.

The Forum also resolves to set up the following Technical Sub-Committees to design an implementation roadmap and work plan for the implementation of the White Paper.