‘Stop Harassing #EndSARS Peaceful Protesters’, IGP warns Officers
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned Police Officers all over the country to desist from harassing peaceful protesters nationwide.
In a statement by Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, IG assured #EndSARS protesters that he would punish officers found guilty of any act of brutality against members of the public.
“The IGP notes that citizens have fundamental rights of freedom of expression, assembly and movement which must always be upheld and protected by the police. He however appeals to protesters to continually conduct themselves peacefully and guide their ranks against infiltration by criminal elements”, the statement read.
He said the Police Force leadership has clearly heard the voice of the people and is irrevocably committed to doing everything within its powers to address the observed ills, punish any offending officers and promote a people-friendly police force.