A member of the House of Representatives representing Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal Constituency, Honourable Akin Alabi has launched a Pro-Bono legal service for residents of his Constituency to help those in needs with access to better legal service.
The core of the program will be the fight against Police brutality, harassment and illegal detentions.
Akin Alabi has hired a top legal firm in Ibadan to combat these issues, the law firm will inspect all detention areas and police stations within Egbeda/Ona Area to enforce the fundamental human rights of detainees within the consistency.
Outside Police brutality, the Pro Bono Service will also aid indigents that are defrauded in land cases, harassed by criminals and the issues of fundamental human rights.
During a visit to the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Shina Olukolu to announce his intention for this program, Akin Alabi stated that he is willing to represent his people on all matters, as a true representative of his people saying “it is time to represent them.”
The Commissioner then promised to do the best within his capacity to ensure success for everyone involved.
Explaining how it will work, Akin Alabi stated that hotlines will be provided on his Akinmeansbusiness social media accounts and a strong memo to his constituency office and Local Government offices for indigenes to know the numbers to call to enjoy this first of its kind service.