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#EndSARS: Protesters storm Ogun Governor’s office, kick against “SWAT”

#EndSARS protesters in Ogun state on Wednesday stormed the office of the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, making a number of calls for.

The protesters berated, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for setting up the Particular Weapons and Ways (SWAT) squad rather than the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS).

They rejected the newly established SWAT in its totality, elevating issues that the brand new police formation might interact in additional acts of brutality than SARS.

“We don’t need SWAT with special weapons. Are we criminals?” One of many youths advised Governor Abiodun.

Read more: #EndSARS: APC faults PDP for creating SARS, applauds Buhari

They knowledgeable the Governor that the disbanded SARS nonetheless has an office at Magbon, saying “they nonetheless brutalised someone at Onikolobo.”

“Please inform President Muhammadu Buhari that Ogun State youths are tired. Police ought to cease brutalising us. They need to cease checking our telephones. Release all protesters, we aren’t thieves, we aren’t armed robbers,” they stated.

Reacting, Gov Abiodun identified with the protesters, assuring them that they won’t see any police brutality in Ogun State any more.

In accordance with him, the Ogun Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has been under instructions within the final 48 hours to make sure no case of police brutality is reported once more within the state.

“It gained’t occur once more,” Abiodun stated as he begged the youths to permit for the implementation of the reforms from the federal government.



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