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End SARS: Reps move to compensate families of killed protesters, bans police escort from NASS

The Home of Representatives will probably be compensating the households of Nigerians who died whereas protesting in opposition to police brutality.

Speaker of the Home, Femi Gbajabimaila, on Tuesday disclosed this on the graduation of plenary session.

The continued protest has reportedly led to deaths of a number of Nigerians. There are nonetheless ongoing protests throughout the nation, calling for an finish to the dreaded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) which has been dissolved by the Inspector Basic of Police (IGP)

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Gbajabiamila in his tackle said that the Home is dedicated to reform of the police. He added that as a part of the method, the management of the Home will meet with management of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA) and different Civil Society Organizations.

“Protest by our constituents on SARS and police brutality has been loud and clear. The federal government has listened, the IGP and the President have spoken. We are going to hopefully get the names of those that misplaced their lives, and in the course of the funds defence, we’ll make ample provisions to compensate the households of those that have misplaced their lives.

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“As a part of our decision final week, that inside 30 days, we’ll start reform of the police, the management of the Home will meet with NBA and different civil society organizations.”

In the meantime, Gbajabimaila has additionally directed chairmen of the committees to tell representatives of the Executives to not come to the Nationwide Meeting with safety operatives when coming for funds defence. He said that no arms will probably be permitted on the Nationwide Meeting.

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