Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has opposed scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Speaking on Wednesday October 7, during a deliberation by lawmakers on a motion to scrap the controversial Nigerian police unit, Lawan said a reform
He however, stated that the unit should be investigated and erring officers arrested and prosecuted.
He said; “I think that this is the situation that should be properly investigated. Those involved in recent incident should be arrested and prosecuted. The law should take its due course. This is not acceptable. Nigerians need to know what happened to those who have killed Nigerians.Read more: Ahmad Lawan Declares His Intentions For Presidency In 2023
“There are good people and bad people in SARS. Scrapping of agencies when you have mistakes may not be the best position. Rule of law should be put in place.
“If you scrap SARS, you lose the chance of getting those doing well to continue to do well.”Photo Credit: Instagram