I Regret Creating SARS In 1984 — Former CP Fulani Kwafaja

A retired Commissioner of Police, Fulani Kwajafa, has expressed regrets for establishing the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. . . Kwajafa while speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa said the unit had completey derailed from its founding objectives. . . “I entered the Nigeria Police Force in 1984. Then robbery was prevalent. Buhari, the then Head of State, got a lot of complaint. He told me and Mr Inyang, the then IGP, that we must do something about it or be fired. . . Mr Inyang called me and told me to come up with a plan to save the country from thieves, so I said okay. . . After four months of creating SARS, there was peace, those who were not caught ran, and those who were caught were sent to prison. . . This thing frustrates me, there is no reason why because someone commits a crime that the person should be killed. There are laws and no one will give an order that if you see armed robbers kill the person. . . I’ve been hearing disheartening news, to the extent that…


Nigerian actors and actresses under the auspices of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, have teamed up with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, and the United Nations, UN, to fight against the menace of human trafficking.

Notable actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, Uche Ogbodo, Tonto Dike, Charles Awurum and NAPTIP officials, attended the protest which saw them marched through some streets of Abuja on Thursday.

The campaign ‘Project Aatiwac’ is an awareness campaign for Nigerians to join them in the combat against trafficking in women and children.

The anti-trafficking campaign is said to be a two-days rally in Abuja.

Chairman of AGN, Mr Agility Onwura declared that the campaign is in solidarity with the UN to mark 2016 World Day against human trafficking on the 30th July.