The Oyo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Police Brutality and other related matters has expressed sadness over the deaths of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, Prince Wasiu Gbadegesin, and a Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria reporter covering the proceedings of the panel, Sunday Ogunyemi.
This was contained in a statement by its Secretary, H. T. Salami, on Tuesday.
The panel condoled with the families of the deceased; Attorney-General of the state and Commissioner for Justice, Prof; Oyelowo Oyewo; and the state Governor, ’Seyi Makinde, praying God to grant repose to the souls of the departed.
Salami disclosed that the panel postponed its Tuesday sitting due to the sudden demise of the two men in separate circumstances.
He said: “The panel commiserates with the families, friends and colleagues of the deceased and prays to Almighty God to rest their souls in peace and give the families the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
“As a result of the sudden demise of the duo, the panel suspended its sitting for Tuesday, 6th April, 2021. The sitting will continue on Wednesday and Thursday, 7th and 8th April.”