President Muhammadu Buhari says he has met with the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu with regards to reforming the Special Anti Robbery Squad(SARS).
President Buhari made this known via his official twitter handle on Friday evening.
“I met again with the IGP tonight. Our determination to reform the police should never be in doubt. I am being briefed regularly on the reform efforts ongoing to end police brutality and unethical conduct, and ensure that the Police are fully accountable to the people”.
The President is also appealing to Nigerians to remain calm even as they protest peacefully across the Country.
“The IG already has my firm instructions to conclusively address the concerns of Nigerians regarding these excesses, & ensure erring personnel are brought to justice. I appeal for patience & calm, even as Nigerians freely exercise their right to peacefully make their views known”.
Speaking further, he says “The vast majority of men and women of the Nigeria Police Force are patriotic and committed to protecting the lives and livelihoods of Nigerians, and we will continue to support them to do their job”.