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#EndSars: Finally ‘Rogue’ Unit Of The Nigerian Police (SARS) Banned!


Finally 'Rogue' Unit Of The Nigerian Police (SARS) Banned!

Nigerian Police force SARS patrol unit banned with immediate effect, announce on Sunday by the federal government.

Following a lot of complains on social media with the #EndSarsNow #SarsBrutality trending coupled with the harassments and brutality suffered in the hands of SARS.

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The special unit SARS – Special Anti Robbery Squad, which was originally created to battle robbery and crime around the country.


– As Police Arrest 2 FSARS Operatives, 1 Civilian Accomplice in Lagos State

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has banned the personnel of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and

— Nigeria Police Force (@PoliceNG) October 4, 2020

In a tweet the office of Nigeria president posted on Sunday says the Nigeria Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has banned the staffs of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) including other tactical squads of the force from doing any routine patrol with immediate effect.

All FSARS, STS, IRT & other Tactical @PoliceNG Squads operating at Federal, Zonal & Command levels are hereby BANNED from carrying out routine patrols & other conventional low-risk duties – stop & search duties, checkpoints, roadblocks, traffic checks, etc – WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT

— Presidency Nigeria (@NGRPresident) October 4, 2020

Apart from SARS, other tactical squads include the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Anti-Cultism Squad and other Tactical Squads operating at the Federal, Zonal and Command levels.

From now on, tactical squads DO NOT have the right to conduct stop and search duties, checkpoints, mounting of roadblocks, traffic checks, etc.
Also, no police officer is allowed to wear mufti to go for patrol or any tactical assignment. they must use the police uniforms or any tactical gears provided.

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