Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu said there have been a few holes made because of the disintegration of the Special Anti – Robbery Squad.
He said so as to fill those holes, he has set up Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) to supplant the ancient SARS. SARS was broken up after numerous long stretches of warmed protest by Nigerian youths all over the globe.
Find the full statement below:
“Meanwhile, the IGP has set up a new Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team that will fill the gaps arising from the dissolution of the defunct SARS. Prospective members of this new team will also undergo psychological and medical examination to ascertain their fitness and eligibility for the new assignment.
They are to commence training at the different Police tactical training institutions nationwide, next week. While personnel from the Police Commands in the South-East and the South-South will be trained at the Counter-Terrorism College, Nonwa-Tai, Rivers State, those from the Police Commands from the North and the South-West will be trained at the Police Mobile Force Training College, Ende, Nasarawa State and the Police Mobile Force Training College, Ila-Orangun, Osun State, respectively.”