Breaking News

#EndSARS: Lagos gets new SARS commander

The Nigerian Police Force has appointed Peter Gana as the new chief superintendent of Police of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) in Lagos state.

This was made known by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force Zone 2 Command, Dolapo Badmos.

“As part of the moves by the force to ensure professionalism and accountability on the path of SARS Operatives, officers with good antecedents and capability are to man the affairs of SARS”, Badmos said on her Instagram page on Wednesday.

Read Also:  MUSIC : 2Baba – African Queen (Remix)

“This necessitated the posting of CSP GANA a breed like Abba Kyari to take over Lagos Special Anti-Robbery Squad.”


There have been protest on social media on the activities of the police unit which have been accused of extortion, harassment, robbery, intimidation and extra-judicial killings.

Badmos compared the new chief superintendent of SARS to Abba Kyari, the cop who arrested the alleged billionaire kidnapper, Evans.

Read Also:  Osinbajo to launch empowerment programme for 30,000 traders in Osun

She said Gana’s appointment to curtail police brutality in Lagos was in line with the directives of Adamu Ibrahim, the assistant inspector general of police, and Imohimi Edgal, commissioner of police in the state.


Kindly follow us on Twitter @TRIOTINAIJA

Check Also


Just In: Pastor nabbed with bag filled with pants, bras

A middle-aged man identified as a pastor has been apprehended with a bag full of …

Leave a Reply