Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has constituted a Commission of Inquiry to investigate infringement of rights of the nine rescued children who were abducted by a suspected gang of six Igbo kidnappers in Onitsha, Anambra State.
A statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Friday said the inquiry commission would be inaugurated on Thursday, October 31.
According to the statement, the commission’s Terms of Reference include unearthing of all the cases of missing persons from 2010 to date in the state.
“To conduct an inquiry into cases of missing persons in Kano State from the year 2010 to date and to procure all such evidence, written or oral, and to examine all such persons as witnesses as the commissioners may think it necessary or desirable to procure or examine,” the statement read.
“To summon any person in Nigeria to attend any meeting of the commissioners to give evidence or produce any document or other thing in his possession and to require the evidence (whether written or oral) of any witness to be made on oath or declaration, such oath or declaration.
“To admit or exclude the public or any member of the public or press from any hearing of the commission, to prepare comprehensive data of missing persons in Kano State within the period and circumstances in which they disappeared.
“To find out both immediate and remote causes of cases of missing persons and to prepare and submit a written report including findings and recommendations to the Government of Kano State,” Mr Anwar added,