The minister of Youths and sports, Sunday Dare has called for a town hall meeting as means of engaging Nigeria youths in other to get more information regarding issues boarding on the clamour coming from Nigerians @#EndSARS while the inspector general of police, igp Adamu Mohammed reaffirmed his commitment to the ongoing reform in the Nigeria police force especially as it concerns the activities of the federal Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) and other special tactical units of the force.
Both the Youth minister and the inspector general police handed down this submission when the later Paid a curtsey visit to the inspector general of police, igp Adamu Mohammed.
A statement Entitled; FSARS Reforms, IGP Vows To See Them Through As Minister of Youth And Sport Calls For Town Hall Meeting and that which was made available to urban Express News-online Through the Force Police Public Relation Officer said the IGP called on the citizens to exercise patience as the reforms in FSARS et.al are still in progress, noting that all the already announced measures aimed at checkmating a future occurrence of extra-judicial activities by some personnel of FSARS and other Tactical Units of the Force will be followed to the latter.
The IGP reiterates that some of the officers who have been found to be unruly and unprofessional in their dealings with the citizens, particularly the youth, have been arrested and are already facing disciplinary actions.
In his remarks, the Honorable Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare commended the IGP for his prompt response in tackling the issues and called for stronger collaboration and mutual understanding between the Police and the youth, where he also call for a regular town hall meetings at various State Commands which will involve the Police Spokespersons, Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and other critical stakeholders to strengthen the synergy between the police and the citizens, especially the youth.
The statement put further; that the IGP, while concurring with the Hon. Minister on the necessity for Town Hall meetings, a practice which he identified as a feature of community policing, reaffirmed the readiness of the Police, under his watch, to work with relevant stakeholders towards enhancing respect for the rights of the citizens and better bonding between the Police and the community at all times.