The Presidency has mentioned the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the now-disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) has accepted the five-point demand from Nigerians, who’ve been protesting throughout the nation since final week.
This was contained in an announcement forwarded to DAILY POST on Tuesday and signed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Particular Adviser of Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
In accordance with him, the Inspector Common of Police, Mohammed Adamu, convened a gathering with stakeholders, the place he agreed to satisfy calls for, which embody halting use of pressure in opposition to protesters and unconditional launch of arrested residents.
A communiqué signed by the IG of Police, Mohammed Adamu and Government Secretary of the Nationwide Human Rights Fee, Tony Ojukwu, Esq, learn partly: “Following the dissolution of SARS, the Discussion board requires the next fast steps to be taken in restoring public confidence and belief within the Police: An order by the Inspector Common of Police (IGP) to all State Instructions to halt the usage of pressure in opposition to protesters; Unconditional launch of arrested protesters and residents; Open communication and outreach to residents to determine belief and confidence and a roadmap for the implementation of the White Paper of the Presidential Panel on the Reform of the SARS.”
It added that: “The Discussion board recommends the psychological analysis, coaching and retraining of disbanded SARS officers previous to re-deployment.”
Those that attended the assembly are: Dr Kole Shettima – MAC Arthur Basis; Harmless Chukwuma – Ford Basis; Jude Ilo – of OSIWA; Chris Ngwodo, SSA to President Analysis & Coverage; Dr Fatima Waziri – Rule of Regulation Adviser OVP; Segun Awosanya (segalinks) – Finish Sars Motion; Yemi Adamolekun – Sufficient is Sufficient; Clément Nwankwo- PLAC; Rafsanjani – CISLAC; Kemi Okonyedo – PWAN; YZ – CITAD; Folarin Falana Falz; Prof Deji Adekunle – NIALS and Abdulrahman Yakubu – NHRC Secretariat.
Others are: Hilary Ogbonna- NHRC secretariat; Halilu Adamu – NHRC Secretariat; Ben Aguh – NHRC secretariat; Dr Uju Agomuoh – PRAWA and Onyinye Ndubuisi – UNDP.