Governor Wike bans all EndSARS protests in Rivers State

Governor Wike bans all EndSARS protests in Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike has banned all forms of protests to end the operation of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigerian police force on Tuesday, October 13th.

This was confirmed in a statement by the commissioner of information in the state Paulinus Nsirim.

The statement by the commissioner below

The Rivers State Government hereby wish to inform the general public that all forms of protests have been banned throughout the State.

Therefore, all proposed protests under #EndSars Campaign are hereby prohibited.

Government took this decision because the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had already scrapped the Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

Therefore, there is no need for any form of protest against a Unit of the Police Force that no longer exists.

Parents and Guardians are therefore advised to ensure that their children or wards do not violate this order.

Law enforcement agencies are also directed to ensure that the ban is enforced and that violators are brought to book.

Paulinus Nsirim
Commissioner for Information

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