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The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters has handed out cheques to four petitioners.
Channels Television reports that, at the resumed sitting on Saturday, the panel gave decisions in six petitions and found that the four of them were able to prove their cases successfully.
The petitioners, comprising three women and a man, received a total of N16.25 million in total.
A breakdown of the amount shows that the three women received cheques of N10 million, N5 million, and N750,000 respectively, while the man got a cheque of N500,000.
Following the presentation of the cheques to the petitioners, the panel moved on to the cross-examination of a trauma and orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Babatunde Lawson, from Reddington Hospital.
More to follow…