#ENDSARS: Presidency reveals next plan for disbanded SARS officers

The Presidency has said that officers of the “now-defunct” Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), are to be “redeployed with immediate effect”.

This was communicated via the verified @NGRPresident handle on Sunday.

It also said a “new policing arrangement” will be made to address the policing gaps that might arise as a result of the dissolution of SARS.

It read: “PRESIDENTIAL DIRECTIVE: The Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force @PoliceNG has been dissolved WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.

“The Inspector-General of Police will communicate further developments in this regard.

“All officers and men of the now-defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) are to be redeployed with immediate effect.

“A new policing arrangement to address anticipated policing gaps the dissolution of SARS will cause is being worked on and will be announced by @PoliceNG.”

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday announced the disbandment of SARS, following days of online and offline protests.

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