PANEL BEGINS MILITARY OFFICERS’ PROBE FOR RIGHT ABUSES

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Presidential Investigative Panel to Review Compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights Obligations and Rules of Engagement begins sitting in Abuja today (Monday). The panel, led by a Justice of the Court of Appeal, Justice Biobele Georgewill, was inaugurated by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in his capacity as the Acting President on August 11 to, among others, investigate allegations of human rights abuses levelled against the military by Amnesty International. Our correspondent, on Sunday, sighted an invitation sent by the panel to an author of a…

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