President Buhari directs IGP to dissolve SARS

President Buhari directs IGP to dissolve SARS

President Muhammad Buhari has given a directive to the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar Adamu to dissolve the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS)

This decision came after three days of protest by Nigerians across the nation on social media and in the diaspora.

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu NPM, addressed Nigerians live via about the dissolution of SARS

The statement by the official twitter account of the presidency said,
“PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE: The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force @PoliceNG has been dissolved WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.

The Inspector General of Police will communicate further developments in this regard.

All officers and men of the now defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are to be redeployed with immediate effect.

A new policing arrangement to address anticipated policing gaps the dissolution of SARS will cause is being worked on and will be announced by @PoliceNG.

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