Lauretta Onochie, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, has said that the protest by Nigerians against police brutality is a “coordinated attack by cybercriminals”.
Recall that Nigerians had took to Twitter to protest the harassment and killings by members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other tactical squads.
In Reaction onochie said: . “I have no doubt that there are some staff of SARS who are unprofessional in their dealings with d public, same way we have unprofessionalism in d Army, Mainstream Police, Customs, Civil Service, Public Service, traders, Lawyers, Doctors, journalists, teachers, pastors, etc.”
“But what is going on now, is a COORDINATED ATTACK BY CYBER CRIMINALS joined by UNSUSPECTING INNOCENT CITIZENS. ”
“This is not the first time. We must stand by our national institutions while working to improve their effectiveness. Thats what patriotism is about.”