BY Abdulfatah Babatunde
Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Olukayode Egbetokun has disbanded the team responsible for running over a citizen at Ekpoma, Edo State forthwith.
CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
Adejobi said the step aims to standardise police operations in Edo state and restore public trust in the Police Force.
According to the statement, the officers attached to Edo State Police Command acted in an unprofessional manner by running over a citizen at Ekpoma.
“Additionally, the operatives involved are currently facing disciplinary charges and administrative procedures.
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“This move underscores the commitment of IGP to hold officers accountable for their actions.
“The Nigeria Police Force will never tolerate unprofessional misconduct again.
“The Inspector-General of Police reiterates his commitment to ensuring the highest standards of professionalism and ethics,” the statement read in part.
Adejobi urged members of the public to always cooperate with police officers in discharging their statutory duties.
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