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Nigerians react to acting president’s directive for immediate overhaul of #SARS

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Nigerians react to acting president’s directive for immediate overhaul of #SARS

Acting president Yemi Osinbajo, has ordered the immediate overhaul of Nigerian police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS). This development comes after many months of online and street #ENDSARS campaign against the police unit whose officers have been accused of several human rights abuses. 
A statement from Laolu Akande, the media aide of the acting president, reads;
“Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) that border on allegations of human rights violations, His Excellency, Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Acting-President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, has directed the Inspector General of Police to, with immediate effect, overhaul the management and activities of SARS,” .
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  1. Abiola hammed

    August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

    Good news…thank you sir your excellencey osibanjo

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