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Finish SARS: Law enforcement officials now afraid to put on their uniforms – FG

The Federal Authorities has mentioned that males of the police drive at the moment are afraid to put on their uniforms because of the unlucky occasions that led to the demise of some cops throughout the Finish SARS protest.

The Minister of Info and Tradition, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who made this identified throughout an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Friday, known as on Nigerians to empathize with and recognize personnel of the Nigeria Police Drive and different safety businesses as a substitute of victimizing them.

The minister recalled that six troopers and 37 policemen have been killed throughout the nation throughout the disaster.

He mentioned that whereas 196 policemen have been injured, 164 police autos have been destroyed, with 134 police stations burnt.

“In the present day, lots of them are even afraid to put on their uniforms and the outcome has not been nice, when it comes to safety of life and property.

“I wish to remind all of us of the saying {that a} society that makes warfare in opposition to its police had higher learnt to make buddies with its criminals.

“Whereas everybody was fixated on the faux bloodbath at Lekki Toll Gate, just a few paid consideration to the best way and method policemen and troopers have been killed.

“Particularly, policemen have been hacked down in probably the most grotesque method that calls into query the sanity of their killers.

“But, these safety brokers have been handled as sub-humans,” he mentioned.

He additionally famous that no life was extra vital than the opposite, including that respect for human rights shouldn’t be selective.