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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…

Buhari Enters Closed Door Meeting At Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday afternoon held a closed-door meeting with the leadership of the Nigerian Senate.
The senators at the meeting, held at the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, were led by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.
After the meeting with the lawmakers, they exited while Mr. Buhari held a personal meeting with Mr. Saraki.
Wednesday’s meeting occurred about a week after the Senate rejected Mr. Buhari’s request to borrow $29.9 billion from external sources.
The lawmakers, across party divide, rejected the application without debate saying it did not come with relevant information such as purpose, means of repayment and so on.
The debt, if approved, will be Nigeria’s largest ever borrowing.
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