By Dirisu Yakubu
The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has described the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, a unit of the Nigeria Police Force, by the Federal Government as an ill-thought measure that poses a serious threat to the Northern part of the country and its people.
The Forum said what is needed to bring out the best in the Nigeria Police Force is a holistic overhauling to address challenges relating to shortfalls in its policing strategies.
In a statement signed by NEF spokesman, Hakeem Baba-Ahmad, made available to Arewa Voice, the group drew the attention of the Federal Government to what is called “the virtual non-existence” of security agencies to protect lives and properties of some communities in the Northern part of the country.
The statement read:…