Me sha I can’t nominate anybody for that panel because I don’t believe in panels. Plus I’d feel disgusted knowing I nominated people to be forced into spaces with cufflinks.

But I will firmly support those nominated.
I don’t see how they will take a panel seriously when they cannot even take actual action steps in the first place. People are still being killed daily. The IGP has no control over police. Bubu is laughing. Ki ni panel?
But they’re monitoring all our tweets and being reactive to trendy ideas. We said it was dumb to only have one person and we should have a say in who gets in. Boom they gave us more slots and said online voting.
Mind you, the online voting can be easily manipulated through mass email account creation. It has no proper verification procedure to limit you to one vote.

Again, these are simple things a serious govt would have thought of.
They know what to do. They don’t need any of us in a panel to tell them what to do. It’s giving a dog a treat and asking it not to bark. Just my 2 cents sha

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18 Oct
Hello Falz! Thanks for the clarification.

At the end of the day, it is the Office of the AG for each state that will ultimately decide whether or not to prosecute.

Given that this power is discretionary, what happens if the AGs choose not to prosecute?
@falzthebahdguy Additionally, this means we are reliant upon the prosecutors in each state’s Ministry of Justice to obtain a conviction in court.

Given that our judicial process is already slow and our courts are congested, do you not see potential problems arising?
@falzthebahdguy Especially given the sheer number of cases that will be brought. With due respect, our Ministries of Justice already operate slowly due to bureaucracy.

I believe given all of these factors, we may end up with an overwhelmed Ministry with too many cases.
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18 Oct
Just want to say that we should not stop asking questions about panels and stuff. Many of the people (we know who) that would likely be nominated for us are super busy and might not extensively look into the legal or judicial practicalities of panels.

We can't let govt trick us.
Oputa panel has been mentioned a lot. But we must remember that panel failed. Why?

1. Oputa panel was set up by the President (federal). However, after it compiled its report, govt relied upon a Supreme Court decision which said only states can set up "panels of inquiry".
So, the panel itself had no legal basis and was doomed from the start. The panel that was just set up for restitution to victims, did LSG tell us under which law it was set up? No. This makes it difficult to check whether the panel won't be later declared null and void.
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17 Oct
Whatever happens, I hope panel activities are always public. And if it’s rubbish they’re doing there, youth reps should leave it immediately.

And nobody should say “we’ve formed a panel so let’s relax and give them time to...” no.

Panel can hold virtually abeg.
Like I said, I’ll support whoever is voted in because it’s brave to represent us at such a time. And important.

BUT such people should know exactly what they’re getting into and we should help in asking those questions now.
Action by govt must predate panel activities for it to matter.

No panel recommendation to the IGP will matter if the IGP cannot give an order that police do not follow (like we have now).

No recommendation to Pres will matter if Bu is laughing when receiving protest demands.
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16 Oct
Yeah so this actually happened. I’m not sure how, but it did.
I’ll tweet my thoughts tomorrow. For now, light a candle and some incense for the lives lost. We continue fighting ❤️ #EndSARS
I know I said tomorrow but let me document my feelings:

L**** is a combination of... privilege, inconsistent organisation, understandable pent up emotions, inability to party/enjoy for months due to covid, lack of full appreciation for police brutality, and lack of empathy.
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