NEC Orders Govs to Take Charge of SWAT, Okays Judicial Panels to Probe Police Brutality


* Approves special fund to compensate victims in all states

The National Economic Council (NEC) has asked state governors to take charge of the SWAT Team announced by police authorities to replace the dissolved Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).

This was one of the highlights of the virtual NEC meeting on Thursday presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The council also okayed judicial panels to probe police brutality and the formation of a special victim fund to compensate victims of police brutality in all states.

Details later…