AAW violence: Lawyers demand transparency after stopping compensation payments to victims
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AAW violence: Lawyers demand transparency after stopping compensation payments to victims


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Government's planned payment of compensation packages to the victims of the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence came to an abrupt end today, Friday, October 22, 2021.

One of the lawyers, Abraham Amaliba explained that more negotiations were needed to allow for transparency and fairness in determining an appropriate compensation package for each victim.

The Emile Short Commission that probed the Ayawaso West Wuogon violence, among other things, recommended that victims of the violence should be paid compensation for the harm they suffered, which was accepted by the government's White Paper.


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