The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for opinions on the ongoing campaign for scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force.
Offering three options – #EndSARS, #ReformSARS and #IStandWithSARS – the party uses the twitter update to test the popularity of the call for end to SARS, which has been trending for days on the social media.
“What’s your opinion? #SARS is @PoliceNG’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad & a section of the Nigeria Police Force Criminal Investigation & Intelligent Department (FCIID). #SARS is accused of extra-judicial killings, corruption & human rights violations,” the post read.
Posted around 6.40 am, the update had recorded 6,632 votes, 191 likes and 596 retweets as at 2.23 pm when this report was being put together.
Besides, many respondents gave angry replies to the post to vent their anger against the police unit which was said to notorious for corruption and rights abuses.