IGP Speaks On Bringing Back SARS

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Usman Baba, inspector-general of police (IGP), says there are no plans to bring back the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) unit.

Following nationwide protests under the #EndSARS movement in October 2020, the police unit was disbanded.

After the disbandment of SARS, the special weapons and tactical unit (SWAT) was created.

Yesterday, reports had made the rounds that the decision to disband SARS had been reversed.

But the IGP, in a statement by Frank Mba, force spokesperson, dismissed the reports.

Baba said there are no plans by the Nigeria Police Force to bring back the unit “under any guise”.

“The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a false news report making the rounds online and offline suggesting that the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc has ordered the re-establishment of the defunct Special Anti – Robbery Squad (SARS),” the statement reads.

“The Force wishes to categorially emphasise that there is no plan whatsoever to bring back the disbanded SARS. SARS is gone for good and will not resurrect under any guise whatsoever.

“The IGP notes that the Force has since reorganised its operational structure to fill the vacuum created by the disbandment of SARS.



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