As the #endsars protest has been going on accross major Nigerian cities and the globe, the need to engage and communicate becomes more imperative. Knowing this, Osibanjo the Vice President said that they would continue to engage.
Speaking via his Facebook, he said “We also understand that the issues that you’re raising are bigger than just SARS. They’re deep and systemic and we’re undertaking comprehensive measures that will revamp the police by addressing issues of welfare, service conditions and training.”
“On Monday, Mr. President also reiterated his commitment to these extensive police reforms.We will continue to update and engage with you all on these action steps and the ones to come, in the spirit of transparency, so that you can hold us accountable. We are, after all, here to serve you and we owe you a duty to win back your trust”,Yemi Osinbajo.
End Special Anti-Robbery Squad (End SARS) or #EndSARS is a social movement against police brutality in Nigeria. The slogan calls for an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a controversial unit of the Nigerian Police Force with a long record of abuses.
Nwosu Anthony Emeka