The Nigerian Bar Association have called for the release of #endsars protesters arrested in the country.
This was made known by the NBA President who stated that the association welcomes the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and calls on the review of reported crimes committed against the Nigerian people by SARS.
He wrote, ‘The @NigBarAssoc welcomes the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General @PoliceNG. We now look forward to the constitution of the Investigative Team to review all reports of crimes committed against Nigerians by the defunct Unit and the appropriate punishment of all those found culpable.’
He also disclosed that the association will partner with the Nigerian police and civil society organizations in its investigation of crimes committed against the citizen.
‘As an organisation anchored on the promotion of rule of law and human rights, the NBA commits to partnering with the @PoliceNG and other Civil Society organisations in these investigations.
In the meantime, we call for the unconditional release of all Nigerians arrested on account of the #EndSARS protests and the immediate cessation of attacks on protesters.’