diff --git a/debian/control b/debian/control
index 4f3bbd1..305014d 100644
--- a/debian/control
+++ b/debian/control
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ Homepage: https://www.rsyslog.com/librelp/
 Package: librelp0
 Architecture: any
 Multi-Arch: same
-Section: libs
 Pre-Depends: ${misc:Pre-Depends}
 Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, ${misc:Depends}
 Description: Reliable Event Logging Protocol (RELP) library
@@ -57,4 +56,3 @@ Description: Reliable Event Logging Protocol (RELP) library - development files
  communication, RELP supports many more applications. Extensible command verbs
  provide ample opportunity to extend the protocol without affecting existing
  applications.
-