The presidency has officially announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.
According to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, the operatives will be redeployed to other police formations and commands.
Adamu announced this in a live broadcast on Sunday afternoon, October 11th.
At the briefing, the IGP said,
“The Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force otherwise known as SARS is hereby dissolved in all the 36 State Police Commands and the Federal Capital Territory.”
The presidency made this announcement after many Nigerians protest against SARS brutality nationwide.