The Nigerian inspector General of Police IGP Adamu through a live broadcast announces the dissolution of SARS after several protests from Nigerians home and abroad.
The IGP Mr Adamu made the announcement on the 11th of October on a Nationwide live broadcast disbanding the Squad and deploying them back to various police or Army headquarters for next pick up of tasks.
A statement released by the Inspector General of Police reads thus:
The inspector General of Police has dissolved the Special Anti-robbery squad (SARS) across the thirty-six state commands and the federal capital territory with immediate effect.
This came as a result of continues protests from Nigerians on SARS brutality.