Anti, pro-SARS rallies rock Nigeria


By Vincent Ujumadu, Demola Akinyemi, Daud Olatunji, Joseph Erunke & Esther Onyegbulam

THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

While protesters in Rivers  State,  under the platform of the Grassroots Development Initiative, called for the outright scraping of the squad, hinging their  position on  the killings, kidnappings and what they described as  electoral fraud perpetrated by the unit in the state, their counterparts in Anambra , Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja , kicked against the call.

Grassroot Developement Initiative Members led by Rivers State PDP Spokeperson, Mr Samuel Nwanosike at the Police Command Headquaters in Rivers State to Protest against the Police Special Anti-robbery Squad [SARS] Monday…

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