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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…

GOOD NEWS: CBN ISSUES NEW DIRECTIVE FOR THE NAIRA




The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all banks to immediately begin sale of Forex for BTA, PTA, Tuition and Medical fees to customers at not more than N360 per dollar
The CBN said it will sell to banks at 357 naira per dollar. Banks are to post the new rates in the banking halls of their branches immediately. 

CBN will also send examiners to banks to ensure the new rates are implemented. Banks are prohibited from selling FX funds meant for invisibles to BDCs.




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