A protest has been held in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, to demand the dissolution of the police’s controversial Special Anti-Robbery Squad (Sars).
Police chief Ibrahim Idris promised to “reorganise” the squad after a social media outcry about alleged brutality by the force.
But civil society groups, which organised today’s protest, say they do not believe the squad can be reformed, and they want it to be shut down.
Sars officers have been accused of extra-judicial killings and corruption.
Nigerians have shared stories of alleged abuse by the squad on Twitter under the hashtag