Overview Of: End SARS: Shehu Sani points out lessons Nigerian leaders, police must learn from protest
Shehu Sani, former Kaduna Central Senator, has identified causes Nigerian leaders and safety brokers should study from the protest towards the Particular Anti-Theft Squad, SARS, unit of the Nigeria Police Drive.
Sani stated the leaders and safety brokers ought to study that Nigerians would now not condone impunity within the space of proper violation.
The previous lawmaker spoke throughout a chat with DAILY POST.
He identified that the protest and disband of SARS ought to result in a brand new police Drive within the nation.
Recall that the Inspector Common of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu whereas dissolving SARS, had stated a brand new unit can be fashioned to deal with crime in Nigeria.
Nevertheless, Sani stated: “The nation is certainly going through a severe safety problem, and SARS has not confirmed to be the answer; as a substitute, they’ve proven to be a part of the issue.
“They haven’t centered on the issue, however they’ve turned themselves right into a merciless power for violation of basic human rights, and we can’t differentiate them from the prison gangs which the nation is battling with.
“If SARS has been efficient in combating crime, Nigerians gained’t be going through this type of violence and bloodshed.
“So, the purpose is that in a democracy, we should stability our safety exigencies with our obligation to respect the elemental rights of Nigerians. If we’ve to sacrifice the regulation and basic proper to struggle crime, we’ll find yourself dropping each our rights and never have the ability to deal with the issue.
“This can be a lesson to all safety brokers within the nation that there isn’t any impunity in the case of violating the rights of Nigerians so the police ought to have the ability to deal with crime and respect the rights of Nigerians.
“This could herald new police in Nigeria whose preoccupation must be combating crime with out constituting itself into an evil power.”