The Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the immediate transfer of over 215 policemen attached to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State Police Command and the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Adeniji Adele, Lagos.
The policemen were said to have received the news through their colleagues at Force Headquarters, Abuja. The complete list of policemen transferred was sent via internet to the affected officers. The police signal showed names of affected policemen and where they had been transferred to.
The signal was dated September 9, 2016 and signed by Commissioner of Police, in charge of welfare. The signal is expected to reach Lagos today. The transfer and posting, which came while many of them, who are Muslims were celebrating Sallah festival, was greeted with mix feelings. It was gathered that the same mass transfer and posting is being replicated at the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) Annex, Adeniji Adele, Lagos State, where over 50 FSARS were transferred. Read more