Gbajabiamila Respond to #End SARS protesters

The Speaker of the House of Representatives has advised against the continuing protest against the already disbanded Special Armed Robbery Squad, SARS. He also called for reforms in all statutes of the country.
The Speaker gave the warning Thursday, at the inauguration of the 1999 Constitution Review Committee in the House.
“The work of drafting the constitution of a free republic is never finished. As our country continues to grow, adapting to new realities and overcoming challenges, the laws that govern us must also change.
” It is in a bid to achieve for ourselves and our children, a more perfect nation, that we gather every so often to review the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. First to identify those areas where the laws of our land have not lived up to expectation, and then to act expeditiously and conscientiously to fix whatever gaps may exist and address any concerns that may arise.
” We are commencing this constitutional review process at a time of great and ongoing upheaval in our country. New challenges emerge daily from every corner. Some of these challenges are of our own making, and others, we could not have foreseen or been prepared for. Whichever may be the case, the Nigerian people look up to us as the government to proffer solutions that work, to do the heavy lifting of writing the new constitution, one better suited to our current aspirations and reflecting our vision of the future.
Meanwhile, Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, on Thursday said Northern states were not against the scrapped Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police.
Lalong, who is the Chairman of the Northern States Governors Forum, said the unit had been useful in the fight against insecurity in the Northern region.
The governor made his position known in an interview with State House correspondents after a meeting he had with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
While noting that Buhari had already approved the scrapping of the police unit, Lalong said northern states do not believe in throwing the baby out with the bathwater. He, however, admitted that the unit needed reforms.

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