Nigerians Demand Police Reform, Release Of Arrested Protesters, More

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Barely 24 hours after the Inspector- of Police, Mohammed Adamu dissolved the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Nigerians are not done with their demands for the scrapping of the unit.

Nigerians in their numbers across the country took the streets on morning blocking the roads, forcing commuters and motorists on their way work a standstill.


Some of the protesters have expressed their displeasure on social media calling for an end SARS, reforms in the police, the of some of the protesters were arrested by the police during last week’ , prosecution of the officers killed these , and compensation for the families of the deceased.

They are also calling for an end to police brutality, insisting President Buhari make the pronouncement disbanding SARS by way of an executive order.

According to the protesters, this is not the first time the IGP would announce measures to rein in the SARS operatives, but such a decision had gone without any effect in the past.

Nigerians, especially the youths, had marched in the streets of major cities across the country for the most part of last week.

The also took place outside the shores of Nigeria, in the UK, where Nigerian youths gathered outside the country’ commission in London to make the same demand.

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