The government of Oyo state has revealed that it has received up to 46 complaints on police brutality after setting up a platform for residents to report cases on assault, brutality and human rights violation by the police.
Governor Seyi Makinde who encouraged other residents of the state to also lodge their complaints, said it will be used by the Judicial Panel of Inquiry which will be setup latest by next week in their hearing.
Makinde made the announcement during a meeting with representatives of EndSARS protesters, artisans, commercial cab and motorcyclist operators and youths across the state on Tuesday October 27.
The Governor noted that the police would return to the state to maintain law and order, and further disclosed that he has approved the immediate recruitment of 1,500 personnel for the Amotekun Security Corps. It is expected that 351 political wards of the state would have Amotekun personnel who will work hand-in-hand with the police.