Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has famous that personnel of the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, have been skilled to confront some conditions the odd policemen can’t face.
The Governor lamented the disbandment of the police unit, saying it ought to have been reformed as a substitute.
Based on Sule, SARS was useful in tackling insecurity in some components of the nation, particularly the North.
The Inspector-Basic of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu had over per week in the past, dissolved the police unit after days of protests.
“What the northern governors are saying is: for a few of us, SARS has benefited us,” Sule stated on Channels Tv’s Sunday Politics.
“So, what’s going to be the substitute for SARS now that you’ve got discarded it? Even in a few of these southern states, there have been so many different locations the place SARS had been helpful. However identical to every other a part of our system, you’d discover the dangerous eggs which have accomplished one thing improper.”
“That’s the reason some governors have been asking for the reforming of the SARS. As a substitute of throwing the showering water and the newborn, go forward and reform what’s improper,” he stated.
The Governor particularly identified that SARS officers have been useful in combating armed theft in Nasarawa State.
“I obtained to grasp that the SARS officers have been really well-trained officers to have the ability to face armed robbers and to have the ability to face these sorts of crimes which different policemen won’t be able to do,” he stated.
Recall that the Northern Governors’ Discussion board, NGF, had additionally rejected disbandment of SARS, saying that the police unit had been helpful within the struggle towards insecurity within the area.