#EndSARS Campaign: Nigerians Hold Nationwide Rally Monday


FOLLOWING the affirmed oppression, fierceness and extrajudicial execution executed by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), a great many Nigerians drove by a Coalition will, on Monday, arrange a quiet challenge in a few urban areas crosswise over Nigeria to require the prompt disintegration of SARS as a Police unit.

The areas where the challenges would hold across the country incorporate Abuja at Unity Fountain; Lagos-Gani-Fawehinmi Park, Ojota; Warri-Enerhen intersection; Jos – Polo Terminus; Port Harcourt – Garrison intersection; Kaduna-Muritala Square; and also in Ibadan holding at Mokola intersection and Awka-Alex Ekwueme intersection, Anambra State.

This was contained in an release mutually signed by the Convener of #EndSARS, Segun Awonsonya; Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju; Coalition In Defense Of Nigerian Democracy, Ariyo Dare Atoye; Our Mumu Don Do Movement, Adebayo Raphael; and additionally Public Interest Lawyer, Abdul Mahmud and Campaign For Democracy, Bako Abdul Usman, a duplicate of which was made accessible to the Nigerian Tribune in Abuja, on Sunday.

They said express that their dissents and the requires the disintegration of SARS would be arranged inside the setting of the requires the change of the Nigerian Police Force.

As per the announcement, “for a couple of days the overbearing, severity and extrajudicial execution executed by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) have been the point for discuss among Nigerians at home and abroad.

“These stories, many supported with pictures and videos, told by thousands of Nigerians about their suffering in the hands of men of the unit show that indeed the unit has outlived its uselessness and has become a menace to the Nigerian society.

“To this end, we will be holding a series of peaceful protests around the country on Monday, December 11, 2017, at locations in several cities to call for the immediate dissolution of SARS as a police unit.

“Whilst calling for the scrapping of the unit, we are also calling for greater funding of the police, better training, the provision of better equipment and living quarters, the provision of insurance, the establishment of a stricter code of conduct, the public prosecution and discipline of itinerant police officers and such other connected matters.

“We invite members of the media and all Nigerians to join us as we pursue the lofty ideals of a safer, more secure and better-policed country for all Nigerians”, the statement added.