President Mohanmmadu Buhari, reacts to death of Mr Kolade and reveals plans on how to tackle, brutalization of Nigerians by SARS. - SyCtRenDs

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

President Mohanmmadu Buhari, reacts to death of Mr Kolade and reveals plans on how to tackle, brutalization of Nigerians by SARS.

Nigerian president, Mohanmmadu Buhari, has reacted to complaints and calls by Nigerians, to tackle the menace of he, special anti robbery squad, SARS


He wrote to  make it clear that the Government will not tolerate in any way the brutalization of Nigerians or the violation of their rights.

Any law enforcement officer or government functionary caught in this act will be visited with the full weight of the law.

Read more of his directives:

"The recent unfortunate action of SARS operatives from the Lagos State Police Command, which led to the avoidable death of Mr. Kolade Johnson, is deeply regretted. Once again, our condolences to the family of the deceased. I’m aware the Police authorities have visited them.

I acknowledge the genuine outrage from citizens and Civil Society groups regarding the activities of SARS. As you’re aware, the Suspects in the Kolade Johnson killing are in custody.

When the orderly room trial is concluded, indicted officers will be prosecuted in court.While important steps have been taken by the Police leadership to restructure and reform SARS, in line with presidential directives, more needs to be done.

I assure this will be done. We will continue to work to ensure that we have a Police Force that adheres to the rule of law. "

He concluded.

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