Afro Singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido has met the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu at the Force Headquarters in Abuja, to present the demands of #EndSARS protesters.
According to him, the demands include the release of the detained protesters, justice for all victims of police brutality, among others.
“Our five demands include the immediate release of all arrested protesters. We thank God everybody was released in Abuja yesterday, there are still some people arrested in Lagos.
“Secondly, they want justice for all deceased victims of police brutality and appropriate compensation for their families. Out of everything, this is the most important because if there is reform, you cannot change a life that has been lost.
“Setting up an independent body to oversee the investigation and prosecution of all reports of police misconducts within 10 days. It is impossible to do anything within 10 days, but it is something that should be looked at,” he said.
Davido also asked for a psychological evaluation of all officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) before redeployment. He stressed that the continuous training of police personnel is important.
The IGP thanked Davido for the visit while explaining that reports of brutality and infringement of human rights by SARS operatives issue have poured in over the years.
He assured him that steps will be taken by the police authorities to reform the unit and make it more responsive to tackling security challenges.
“The activities of SARS have been an issue since 2017. All that the police authorities did was to reform the unit so that it will be more responsive to the society,” he said.
“Changes came up and we still have challenges. This is the first time that a decisive decision. We have never done this before, it has always been reform.”