Enugu Police Command Disbands SARS

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman has directed strict compliance with the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) subunit of the Nigeria Police Force by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu and his consequent directive to redeploy Personnel in the Unit.

Daniel Ndukwe, spokesman of the Command, in a statement said the Commissioner has directed the  immediate conduct of proper inventory into the human, material and operational assets of the Unit to facilitate necessary actions in respect of the dissolution and redeployment directive.

“In line with this, the CP entreats the general public, especially residents of the State, to remain supportive and patient with the Police, as her High Command in consonance with the aspirations of the Federal Government, repositions the Police for effective service delivery.

“To this end, he reassures continued commitment to always emplace adequate security in the State, while warning any person or group of persons perfecting plans to cause breach of the peace under whatsoever guise, to desist forthwith.” Ndukwe said.

The Commissioner noted that the warning was sequel to credible information gathered that miscreants were perfecting plans to hinged on and/or hijack the proposed ‘End SARS’ protest and wreck havoc in the State.

6. He reiterated that such acts aimed at scuttling the hitherto peace and tranquility enjoyed in the State and will be vehemently resisted; while warning that anyone found wanting, will be made to face the full weight of the law.

Meanwhile, law-abiding residents of the State have been enjoined not to entertain fears and go about their lawful businesses, while promptly reporting suspected criminals and breachers of public peace to the nearest Police Station or by calling the Command’s emergency hotlines on: 0803200370208075390883080866712020 and 08098880172 or send an e-mail to:  contact042ppro@gmail.com

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