Outrage as Yomi Shogunle asks Nigerians to speak pidgin to avoid being killed by SARS

Outrage as Yomi Shogunle asks Nigerians to speak pidgin to avoid being killed by SARS

Nigerians on social media have reacted to the comment by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Yomi Shogunle, which said "Nigerians should avoid speaking Queens English to officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to avoid kasala".

The reactions were from total surprise to disgust as most could not place why an ACP would say such.

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A twitter user with the name August Bone could not believe that police chief could say such as he screamed "Jesu!"

Another was confused as to how speaking the country's official language could be criminal.

Another Nigerian is asking if Queens English is not the reason people go school.

Another user on twitter, as a response to Shogunle's comment, said that it is very senseless to be backward in one's thinking.

Others were just in utter disbelief and wondered how speaking a language that should be an official mode of communication could warrant death.

Is Shogunle trying to say SAR operatives are illiterates.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a 20-year-old lady and a young man with her were both allegedly shot by police officers in Ajegunle area of Lagos.

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According to reports, the girl died identified as Ada Ifeanyi died as a result of the shooting, while the man, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, sustained grievous injuries and is battling for his life. The incident happened on Saturday, April 13, around 7am.

In another report, a Nigerian football lover identified as Kolade Johnson was killed on Sunday, March 31, after he was hit by a police officer's stray bullet during a raid in Lagos.

Kolade Johnson who was 36 years before his untimely death, was watching the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Tottenham, when the tragic incident happened.

The heartbreaking incident occurred outside a Kingstine-Jo outlet in Mangoro, near the international airport in Ikeja, as police opened fired while trying to arrest a suspect.

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