A member of the Home of Representatives, Wole Oke, has faulted the title change of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) to Particular Weapons and Techniques (SWAT) squad.
Oke stated the mere change in nomenclature wouldn’t cease Police brutality towards Nigerians.
The lawmaker, who represents Obokun/Oriade Federal constituency of Osun State, said this in an announcement he issued on Wednesday in Abuja, NAN, experiences.
He identified that police brutality towards Nigerians was not solely rooted in SARS or FSARS however in the whole policing system.
Oke, who can be the Chairman, Home Committee on Public Accounts, said that each the Federal Authorities and the Police authorities ought to make sure the welfare of law enforcement officials.
He additionally stated authorities ought to look into the world of self-discipline of males of the Drive.
He stated: “Police personnel should be incomes a residing wage, enhance their wage in order that they’re adequately compensated for shielding lives and property of residents, give them first rate lodging and sufficient medical care.
“A Policeman ought to stay in a good lodging; have entry to sound medical care, good mode of transportation, seem first rate and in good uniform to be offered by the federal government.
“If the federal government can do all this stuff, we may have a dedicated and disciplined Police Drive of our selection; SARS or SWAT is simply an appellation.”
The Inspector Basic of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu had disbanded the SARS, following the general public outcry towards their operations.
Towards the backdrop of the disbandment, the IGP had established SWAT to interchange SARS.