Scores of Finish SARS protesters on Wednesday stormed the workplace of the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, making a number of calls for.
The protesters berated, the Inspector Basic of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for establishing the Particular Weapons and Techniques (SWAT) squad instead of the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).
They rejected the newly established SWAT in its totality, elevating considerations that the brand new police formation could interact in additional acts of brutality than SARS.
“We don’t need SWAT with particular weapons. Are we criminals?” One of many youths advised Governor Abiodun.
They knowledgeable the Governor that the disbanded SARS nonetheless has an workplace at Magbon, saying “they nonetheless brutalised anyone at Onikolobo.”
“Please inform President Muhammadu Buhari that Ogun State youths are drained. Police ought to cease brutalising us. They need to cease checking our telephones. Launch all protesters, we’re not thieves, we’re not armed robbers,” they mentioned.
Reacting, Gov Abiodun recognized with the protesters, assuring them that they won’t see any police brutality in Ogun State once more.
In keeping with him, the Ogun Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has been underneath directions within the final 48 hours to make sure no case of police brutality is reported once more within the state.
“It received’t occur once more,” Abiodun mentioned as he begged the youths to permit for the implementation of the reforms from the federal government.