From the Northern area of the country, Governor has declined disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
In accordance with them, the department of police is most successful in the fight against insecurity in the region.
A chairman of Northern Governors Forum (NGF) Simon Lalong, The Governor of Plateau State made a statement on a Thursday, after some period of time meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja.
The governor said in a statement, the scrapping of the unit has been approved by the government, but states in the North have the point of view that the baby shouldn’t be thrown away with the bathwater.
Lalong told that he specially went to commend the president for approving the community policing, he adds on and said the training had started in several areas of the country.
‘Whenever we see the important issues like this it is different because most of the time it differs from one state to another, few people said they don’t want SARS, but other few people said they seek a reform SAPS’.
‘So at that stage, our overall conclusion is, were that let us not just say that we are throwing away the baby with baby water’.
‘If somewhere in the world have good ones, you do not chase them away. As the SARS is banned, now we are seeing ahead to….. because most of the states in the north said no. They need SARS because somewhere SARS helps them’.
‘Borno said without the SARS, he might be not have been surviving today. Niger seeks SARS. So, of you addressing the SARS issue then you have to know what is wrong in a few places.’