Lagos youths in their hundreds have come out to protest against activities of SARS and requested for the dissolution of the police arm.
The youths who flaunted placards with different inscription converged at Lagos state secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja,not without intentionally blocking access roads to draw attention to their activities.
Some artistes who were said to have sponsored the action were also spotted among the mammoth protesters.
Although, the protest was peaceful as at the time of this report, the expression of the protesters was such that depicted their preparedness to counter any attack.
Some of the protesters were seen high on indian hemp and hard alcohol as the smell of Indian hemp rented the air .
Food, snacks and water were distributed among the protesters as passersby jostled for pack
Meanwhile, Vice President of Nigeria,Yemi Osinbajo has said that the present administration was committed to police reform.
He said,“I think the clear message is that there is a government commitment to ensuring that the process of reforms, those who have committed wrongful acts are duly investigated and prosecuted. And that whatever replaces SARS is something that is acceptable, first of all compliance with all of the tenets of the rule of law. And that human right rights…I think these are deep issues that we are all concerned about, I don’t think one person is more concerned than others. I have also been involved in many cases of many young people trying to resolve this kinds of conflicts that have been reported.