Northern Governors Reject Total Disbandment Of SARS


Simon Lalong, who is the chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Plateau state governor intimated reporters that Governors in the northern part of Nigeria have rejected the total disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Lalong disclosed this after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Thursday, October 15.

Lalong affirmed that there were divisions in the country concerning the continued existence of the unit.

He stated that what the unit needed was reformation, to enable it discharge its functions optimally.

Lalong said the defunct police unit had been useful in the fight against insecurity in the region.

“SARS is not made up of bad elements alone, it also includes personnel doing their work diligently,” Lalong added.