Edward Kallon, UN coordinator speaks on #EndSARS campaign

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has appealed to the youths demanding for the government to  #EndSARS to remain peaceful as they continue to protest against police brutality, abuse of power and impunity.

He made the appeal in a post on his official Twitter page, adding that the effort to dissolve the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force is also a welcome development.

Edward Kallon who appealed for calm among the protesters stated that efforts by the Nigerian government to reform police in the country is welcomed but would take time to manifest.

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He tweeted;

“I have followed the developments regarding #EndSARS movement. Government’s commitment to dismantle the outfit & reform the @PoliceNG is welcome. The process may take time. I appeal to the youth to remain peaceful. The @UN is committed to supporting Nigeria’s continued stability.”

 

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