Northern Governors Rejects Disbandment Of SARS, Says Some Personnel Are Doing Their Work Diligently

October 16, 2020

Northern Governors have rejected the recent disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Northern Governors Rejects Disbandment Of SARS, Says Some Personnel Are Doing Their Work Diligently 1

KanyiDaily recalls that the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu had announced the disbandment of SARS following nationwide protests against alleged human rights violations by the unit.

However, the 19 northern states governors have opposed the disbandment, saying the SARS police unit has been useful in the fight against insecurity in their region.

Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong, disclosed this to journalists after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Thursday.

He said, “SARS is not made up of bad elements alone as it also includes personnel who are doing their work diligently.”

The governor, however, acknowledged that there were divisions in the country concerning the continued existence of the unit.

Lalong therefore called on the federal government to reform the unit to enable it to discharge its functions “optimally”.

Meanwhile, IGP Adamu had already set up a new police unit known as Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT), to replace the disbanded SARS.

.IRPP_kangoo , .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text-area { min-height: 100px; position: relative; } .IRPP_kangoo , .IRPP_kangoo:hover , .IRPP_kangoo:visited , .IRPP_kangoo:active { border:0!important; } .IRPP_kangoo { display: block; transition: background-color 250ms; webkit-transition: background-color 250ms; width: 100%; opacity: 1; transition: opacity 250ms; webkit-transition: opacity 250ms; background-color: #3498DB; } .IRPP_kangoo:active , .IRPP_kangoo:hover { opacity: 1; transition: opacity 250ms; webkit-transition: opacity 250ms; background-color: #95A5A6; } .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { background-position: center; background-size: cover; float: left; margin: 0; padding: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl { width: 30%; } .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { width: 100%; } .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text-area { float: right; width: 70%; padding:0; margin:0; } .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text { display: table; height: 100px; left: 0; top: 0; padding:0; margin:0; } .IRPP_kangoo .IRPP_kangoo-content { display: table-cell; margin: 0; padding: 0 10px 0 10px; position: relative; vertical-align: middle; width: 100%; } .IRPP_kangoo .ctaText { border-bottom: 0 solid #fff; color: #FFFFFF; font-size: 13px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: .125em; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-decoration: underline; } .IRPP_kangoo .postTitle { color: #000000; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 600; margin: 0; padding: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo .ctaButton { background-color: #95A5A6; margin-left: 10px; position: absolute; right: 0; top: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo:hover .imgUrl { -webkit-transform: scale(1.2); -moz-transform: scale(1.2); -o-transform: scale(1.2); -ms-transform: scale(1.2); transform: scale(1.2); } .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { -webkit-transition: -webkit-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -moz-transition: -moz-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -o-transition: -o-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -ms-transition: -ms-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; transition: transform 0.4s ease-in-out; } .IRPP_kangoo:after { content: “”; display: block; clear: both; }

Nigerian Army Disobeys Court, Bars Lawyer From Seeing Detained Soldier, Lance Corporal Martins

You may be interested

Beverly Osu narrates ordeal with SARS officials
News
10 views
News
10 views

Beverly Osu narrates ordeal with SARS officials

Webby - October 16, 2020

<!-- Beverly Osu --> Beverly Osu By Taiwo Okanlawon Nollywood actress Beverly Osu on Thursday alleged she had been beaten…

We shouldn’t turn #EndSARS protests to carnivals – Bisola
News
10 views
News
10 views

We shouldn’t turn #EndSARS protests to carnivals – Bisola

Webby - October 16, 2020

<!-- --> Bisola Aiyeola By Taiwo Okanlawon 2017 Big Brother Naija housemate, recording artiste, and actress has warned #EndSARS protesters…

Nigeria records 148 new COVID-19 cases, Lagos still tops
News
13 views
News
13 views

Nigeria records 148 new COVID-19 cases, Lagos still tops

Webby - October 16, 2020

<!-- NCDC Director-general Chikwe Ihekweazu: COVID-19 numbers fall again --> NCDC Director-general Chikwe Ihekweazu: COVID-19 numbers fall again The Nigeria…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.