Kola Akintunde, Lagos- The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) as a victory for the Nigerian youths.
Sanwo-Olu stated this following his return to Lagos after successfully leading the APC’s onslaught in the Ondo State guber elections as Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council
Commending the Nigerian youths for the peaceful manner they conducted themselves during the protests, Sanwo-Olu stated that their actions have shown what democracy really is.
“This is actually a victory for our youths. This is a victory because your voice has been heard. So if you say this is not the first time, this is the first time they are disbanding it” he said.
“Other pronouncements have been we will do something but there has been clear communication in this instance and they have rolled out all of the various things they are going to be doing.”
The governor further called on the youths to show restraint following the Inspector General ‘s positive response to their demands.
He said that Nigerian youths should collaborate with the police authorities by registering groups aimed at providing a citizen-oriented policing structure.
On the just concluded Ondo governorship election, Sanwo-Olu
commended the people of the state for supporting the APC stating that the reelection of Rotmi Akeredolu was a victory for democracy.