POLICE FORCE TO ADHERE TO RULE OF LAW- BUHARI
President promises to restructure SARS
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that extra efforts will be put in to ensure that the country’s Police Force adheres to the rule of law.
In a statement on his twitter handle, the president also promised that the government will not in any way tolerate the brutalization of Nigerians or the violation of their rights. He intimated that important steps have been taken by leadership of the police force to restructure and reform SARS in line with presidential directives and that more needs to be done still.
The president made the comments in the wake of the killing of Kolade Johnson, promising that officers indicted in the case would be prosecuted according to the provisions of the law.
President Buhari condoned with the family of the deceased , adding that Johnson’s death is deeply regretted and also avoidable.