The Lagos State All Progressive Congress (APC) United Kingdom, has supported the Nigerian youths in their agitation to end the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS of the Nigerian Police Force, as well as putting an end police brutality in the country.
In a press statement made available to newsmen, the Lagos APC UK through its chairman Honourable Tayo Shodeinde states that the chapter commiserate with Governor Sanwo-Olu and the families of those who lost loved ones at the #EndSARS Protest, including security officers and other victims.
Shodeinde said, “We also reaffirm that we do support an end to SARS and police brutality in Nigeria. However, we also condemn the attack on Police stations, malls, public and private properties by hoodlums who hijacked the protest.”
In the same vein, the group expressed confidence in Sanwo-Olu’s administration, noting that his leadership swung into action when it was time to protect Lagos state and her treasury.
Furthermore, the chapter expressed its support for the independent judicial panel established by the state which is currently looking at the allegations of Police brutality in the state.
“All hands must be on deck and ensure peaceful co-existence within the people of Lagos State. We believe in the efficacy of dialogue in every conflict resolution”, he said.