Policeman, socialite invited over naira abuse

Police authorities have initiated steps to identify and discipline officers

performing guard duties to a young man and encouraging him to abuse the Naira in a disturbing viral video.

Force Public Relations officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi on Saturday
said the behaviour runs contrary to the provisions of the CBN Act, and demeaning to the Police Officer and Nigeria Police Force.

The statement, condemned the unprofessional acts of its officers, and others who subject themselves to servitude in cause of performing Guard duty.

“We condemn the content of the video in its entirety as well as all forms of unethical, demeaning, un-dignifying, and unprofessional acts of its officers, especially ones that subject them to servitude.

“Steps are, therefore, being taken towards identifying the police officer in the said video in order to award appropriate sanctions.

“In this regard, the young man in the video is hereby called upon to present himself to the Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Department nearest to him, or contact the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, for proper investigation into the circumstances of the video.

“We appreciate all well-meaning Nigerians for bringing this to public knowledge and assure them that the corrective and punitive steps being taken will be brought to a conclusive and definitive end”, ACP Adejobi assured.

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