The youth representatives on the Lagos Judicial Panel yesterday boycotts the panel sitting in protest of the Federal Government freezing the accounts of some protesters and organizations.
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The panel was set up by the State to investigate the Lekki Toll-Gate Shooting and complaints of human rights abuse by the disbanded SARS operatives.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has received a court order to freeze the accounts of about 20 protesters and promoters of the EndSARS protests and some organizations who helped promote the protests.
The CEO of Anakle Editi Effiong, who was present at the venue pulled up a tweet which reads;
The youth panel members are NOT here. They’re pulling out in protest as one of the members’ (@SavvyRinu) bank account was frozen by @cenbank.
The panel will have to adjourn, while that is resolved.
Note: I saw Rinu earlier, wearing and #EndSARS shirt. A very bold move.
The various legal teams representing LASG, Army, #EndSARS and others are responding to the boycott.
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