Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has disagreed with the Northern Governors Forum’s position on the controversial rogue Police Unit, Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) and its subsequent mutation, SWAT.
According to a short statement issued on Twitter via the State Government’s handle, Tambuwal who is the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Governors Forum said SARS and SWAT are two sides of same coin and insisted on the rule of law to prevail on human rights violators.
Insists Rule of Law Must Prevail On Violators of Human Rights@GovSokoto described the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and its successor Special Weapons and Tactics[SWAT] as being the samething#EndPoliceBrutality pic.twitter.com/ka4EEXmrmb
— Sokoto Government House (@SokotoGovtHouse) October 15, 2020
Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong earlier said the Forum was against the disbandment of the rogue police unit despite nationwide protests calling for its scrapping.