The Director of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Akwa Ibom State, Sir Anthony Ijji is dead.
The news of Sir Ijji’s death was made public in a tweet by Miss Mmanti Umoh who is a member of the Civil Society Organization on her Twitter handle @MmantiUmoh on Tuesday evening.
Sir Ijji until his death was a frontline advocate against the abuse of human rights. He was a member of the 8-man committee on Judicial Panel of Inquiry into police brutality and extrajudicial killing in Akwa Ibom State.
The committee set up at the heat of the #EndSARS protests was to look into all the cases, complaints and accusations brought against police officers and ensured those guilty were punished and justice served to victims.
Meanwhile, the cause of death of Sir Ijji is yet to be disclosed.