Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has recommended the Finish SARS protesters within the state and in different components of the nation as he acknowledged that their struggles have introduced an finish to the dreaded police unit referred to as the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS.
In keeping with Akeredolu, a committee has been set as much as obtain complaints from members of the general public on unlawful detention, extortion and brutality by officers of the Nigeria Police Drive within the state.
Governor Akeredolu disclosed that the committee shall be headed by a retired Chief Choose and would start work subsequent week.
The Governor made this recognized whereas addressing the Finish SARS protesters in entrance of the Authorities Home, Alagbaka, Akure.
He urged the protesters to benefit from the committee by bringing to their discover all complaints and points round police brutality, extortion and harassment.
“I be aware your assertion that you simply don’t have an issue with SARS in Ondo State. However little doubt, SARS has ended. However whether or not you have got an issue with SARS or not, there is no such thing as a longer SARS in Nigeria. Your battle has introduced an finish to SARS and it’s best to give kudos to yourselves.
“Now, whenever you speak about police brutality, it’s one thing not restricted to youths alone. All of us know that a number of households have skilled this. Folks have misplaced their lives, individuals have misplaced their limbs. And the Police itself is conscious of this.
“So, proper from the President to the Vice President, to the Inspector Normal of Police, all of us held a gathering yesterday on the Nationwide Government Council and we made it clear that there should be a reform of the Nigeria Police. And it needs to be reformed.
“Now, now we have to arrange a committee right here to be headed by a retired Chief Choose so that each one your complains you’ll file to them. You probably have anyone who’s below any detention wherever within the state, you’ll convey it to the discover of the committee.
“The committee will take a look at it and be certain that they’re launched immediately. So, after launch, if they’re entitled to different compensation, the committee will suggest. The committee will begin work subsequent week. I would like you to benefit from that committee. All of us are in help of the battle.”
Earlier, well-liked social media influencer and #EndSars Advocate, Yemi Fasipe popularly recognized on Twitter as @YemieFASH urged Governor Akeredolu to make use of his good workplace to convey an finish to the extortion and harassment of Police Officers significantly on the, “Scorpion”and”Anti-cultism,” squads within the state.