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  • PHOTOS: Confusion As Policemen Joins #End SARS Protest.
  •                       PHOTO CREDIT: Thecable.com



    EndSars protests has been talk of the town as Nationwide protests continued. Meanwhile a mobile police officer has called for the SARS unit to be scrapped.

    The protesting police officer said his brother was arrested by the SARS operatives. A video that surfaced online showed the man dressed in a vest belonging to the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and marching along with protesters while calling for the SARS unit to be scrapped, The Cable reported. 

    A policeman was seen protesting against SARS brutality. According to the police man, he paid an undisclosed amount of money to secure the release of his brother who was arrested by SARS officials. 


    The man said: This is what we want Buhari to do for SARS - Nigerians speak through poll “They arrested my brother… me wey I be officer, do you know how much I paid? God punish them." 

    ThrowbackTimes Nigeria learnt that the presidency said President Muhammadu Buhari has been briefed on the ongoing protest by the Nigerian youths against the brutality of the SARS operatives. Bashir Ahmad, an aide to the president on new media, made this known on Friday, October 9, amid nationwide demonstration against the age-long police brutality. He said Buhari was notified about the development by the inspector general of police Muhammed Adamu on Thursday, October 8. In another report, the deputy governor of Lagos state, Obafemi Hamzat has disclosed that some operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) once harassed him. 


    Hamzat made the disclosure on Friday, October 9, when he addressed protesters calling for the SARS unit to be disbanded. According to The Cable, the governor told the protesters that SARS operatives harassed him in the Amuwo-Odofin area of the state four years ago. 

    They were armed with guns - Lagos deputy governor narrates how he was harassed by FSARS operatives Similarly, Atiku Abubakar has lent his voice to the public campaign against the brutality of police officers belonging to the SARS, with the former vice president sending a solidarity message to the Nigerian youths. 


    Also, according to Legit.com, In a tweet on Friday, October 9, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain expressed sadness over what he termed as "disproportionate use of force on protesters across the nation." Police teargas Nigerian citizens during peaceful protest in Lagos.