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Just In: Nigerian lawmaker, Akin Alabi files motion for the dissolution of SARS

Nigerian Lawmaker, Mr Akin Alabi has filed a motion before the House of Representatives asking for an urgent dissolution police special anti-robbery squad, SARS.

In a statement issued and made available to NewsWireNGR Monday, Mr. Alabi, of the All Progressives Congress from Oyo State, said there is enough evidence in the public domain to proscribe SARS immediately, warning that the unit has committed enough atrocities.

Mr. Alabi said SARS operatives have become so lawless that even the police inspector-general can no longer contain their excesses, decrying how Nigerians now harbour untold fear of the deadly and corrupt unit.

“Policing in Nigeria continues to fall short of modern practices where citizens should be treated with utmost respect and decorum, therefore making it very difficult for an average citizen to truly trust that the police are their friends,” The statement reads in part.

Read the statement below..

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