Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has famous that personnel of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, had been educated to confront some conditions the odd policemen can not face.
The Governor lamented the disbandment of the police unit, saying it ought to have been reformed as a substitute.
In accordance with Sule, SARS was useful in tackling insecurity in some elements of the nation, particularly the North.
The Inspector-Basic of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu had over every week in the past, dissolved the police unit after days of protests.
“What the northern governors are saying is: for a few of us, SARS has benefited us,” Sule mentioned on Channels Tv’s Sunday Politics.
“So, what will be the substitute for SARS now that you’ve discarded it? Even in a few of these southern states, there have been so many different locations the place SARS had been helpful. However similar to every other a part of our system, you’d discover the unhealthy eggs which have carried out one thing improper.”
“That’s the reason some governors had been asking for the reforming of the SARS. As an alternative of throwing the showering water and the infant, go forward and reform what’s improper,” he mentioned.
The Governor particularly identified that SARS officers had been helpful in combating armed theft in Nasarawa State.
“I received to know that the SARS officers had been really well-trained officers to have the ability to face armed robbers and to have the ability to face these sorts of crimes which different policemen won’t be able to do,” he mentioned.
Recall that the Northern Governors’ Discussion board, NGF, had additionally rejected disbandment of SARS, saying that the police unit had been helpful within the struggle towards insecurity within the area.