Thursday, May 23, 2024

#EndSARS: Lagos panel youth reps react to rumours that they’ll receive N750k monthly


Youth representatives on the judicial panel of inquiry in Lagos state, constituted to look into brutality and extrajudicial killings of citizens by the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have reacted to rumors’ circulating social media that they are to receive N750k monthly sitting allowance.

The reps, Rinu Odulala and Temitope Majekodunmi were frontline protesters under the EndSARS movement in Lagos weeks ago.

A Twitter user known as Olashile Abayomi-Wealth has taken to the platform to alleged that the young representatives have been put on a N750k per month pay roll as members of the panel.

She wrote; “Wow!

“So the judicial panelists are to receive 750k per month ?

“How come we didn’t hear this ?

However, Rinu and Tope released a statement via the Twitter account set up for the purpose of giving updates on the progress of the panel quickly debunked the claim by Olashile, clarifying that the government did not offer them remuneration for their work on the judicial panel.

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