The Senator representing Niger East Senatorial District and Chairman Senate Committee on Senate Providers, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa has counseled Nigerian youths for main a peaceable protest that led to the dissolution of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).
He urged them to proceed on the trail, as that is how nations are constructed, including that the motion of SARs is not only a flagrant abuse of energy, however a societal menace that impacts everybody.
Musa in a signed press assertion and made accessible to DAILY POST in Minna mentioned SARS has been the subject of many discussions, significantly close to human rights violations and police brutality.
Past scrapping SARS, he known as for the reform of the Police and by extension different safety companies within the nation to spice up their effectivity in delivering higher safety cowl to the folks.
In line with him, “we had been just lately on-lookers as Individuals gathered en masse to demand police reform, many people shared the hashtags and the frustrations, however these identical points are occurring right here at residence and Nigerians have determined that sufficient is sufficient.”
“The proof towards SARS is just not wanting damning, from studies from Amnesty Worldwide to movies and witness statements that point out not only a flagrant abuse of energy, however a societal menace that impacts everybody.”
The Chairman Senate Committee on Senate Providers insisted that overwhelming proof towards the unit had advised that it stays a hazard to the folks it was created to guard.
The lawmaker additionally counseled the immediate motion taken by President Muhammadu Buhari in condemning the abuse of energy and police brutality just lately perpetrated by SARS operatives, and the directive to the Inspector Common of Police to right away dissolve the unit.
He said, ” step one to vary is acknowledgement. Nigerians as an entire have launched into this trigger, and I anticipate an finish that can replicate the federal government’s dedication to guard and safe its residents.
“I be a part of many Nigerians within the sentiment that if change and reform will not be efficient in SARS – the one viable possibility is the dissolution.”
Applauding the youths, Musa additionally mentioned, “I commend the youths to your resilience. I stand as an ally on this motion as a Nigerian first, but additionally in my capability as a lawmaker.”
”Transferring ahead, I stand prepared to help this trigger. Be it by way of offering help for victims and their households or within the Senate the place I belief my friends and I’ll proceed to be advocates of steady reform and improvement in all elements, together with the Nigerian police pressure.”
He then condoled with all Nigerians, particularly households and family members which were affected by the menace perpetrated by SARS operatives.