The Nigerian Bar Association paid a courtesy visit to the family of the the late Pessu who was allegedly killed by soldiers who n Delta State.
The statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary states as follows:
“Distinguished colleagues, in furtherance of the constitutional responsibility of the Nigerian Bar Association in promoting the rule of law and ensuring that the fundamental rights of Nigerian citizens are respected, and not unlawfully trampled upon, the Nigerian Bar Association represented by the National Publicity Secretary of the NBA, Kunle Edun paid a visit to the family of the deceased young man, Mr. Pessu, at Ogunu in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Nigerian Bar Association met with the deceased relations including his father and expressed the condolence of the the NBA President and members of the Nigerian Bar Association regarding the unfortunate incident. The NBA assured the family of the deceased that it will follow up on the matter by calling for thorough investigation of the circumstances surrounding the alleged murder of citizen Pessu and ensure that the family gets justice.
The Nigerian Bar Association reiterates its call on the security agencies to exercise utmost restraint during this period while Nigerians are also advised to stay safe and adhere to the advisories issued by the various health and security agencies in our attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
National Publicity Secretary, NBA.