Is SARS banned in Nigeria?
Nigeria has dissolved the special police force at the centre of protests against police brutality.
The government said a special presidential directive had ordered the immediate dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars)..
When did SARS start in Nigeria?
1992In 1992, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was formed to combat armed robbery and other serious crimes. Before that, anti-robbery was the responsibility of the Nigerian Police Force generally although, from 1984, anti-robbery units existed separately as part of different states’ criminal investigation departments.
Is SARS a police?
Background. The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was a branch of the Nigeria Police Force under the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID).
What is the name of former Nigeria Police Force IGP?
Mohammed Abubakar Adamu (born 17 September 1961) is a Nigerian police officer who is currently the 20th Inspector General of Police of Nigeria….Mohammed Adamu.Mohammed Abubakar AdamuAssumed office 15th January, 2019Preceded byIbrahim Kpotun IdrisPersonal detailsBorn17 September 1961 Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria7 more rows