- Sunday Dare has lamented harassments of Nigerian youths
- The minister as a result of this met with the IGP in efforts to find a solution to it
- On his part, the IGP promised to take decisive steps in stopping the menace against youths
In efforts to help secure the lives of Nigerian youths from the hands of trigger happy policemen, Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports, has visited the inspector general of police to discuss with him on how 'harassment, profiling and dehumanization' of youths can be stopped.
The minister made this known on his Twiter page on Monday, October 5.
According to him, the police boss has assured that youths in the country will be protected. The IG also promised to carry out reforms in the police.
Going further, the IGP promised to sanction officers who are caught molesting youths.
His wrote on Twitter:
"This morning I visited the IGP for further discussions on the activities of FSARS and the need to end the harassment, profiling and dehumanization of our youth by some bad officers. IGP gave strong assurances on deep reforms, sanctioning of officers and protection of the youth."
Legit.ng had reported that following the ban of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) routine patrol, Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo commended the decision of Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu.
Nigeria's second in command disclosed this on Sunday, October 4, while speaking to State House reporters at his residence in Abuja.
While describing the routine attacks on young people as infuriating, Osinbajo condemned the actions of some operatives he called bad “eggs of the Force.”
In a related development, Delta state police command says the viral video going round online in which a young man was alleged to have been shot by the operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is not real.
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