Viral Video Of Drunk On Duty Lagos Policeman Resulted In His Dismissal
A press statement to that effect reads; The attention of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM mni, has been drawn to a video of Lagos policeman who got drunk at Akowonjo, Dopemu area of Lagos state.
IGP therefore directed the state Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi Edgal to fish out the erring policeman for appropriate disciplinary action.
The policeman who was very high after consuming large quantity of alcoholic beverage was located and apprehended on 07/11/2018 at Police Mobile Force Squadron 22 Base, Ikeja, where he served by the Command Provost.
He has been identified as Inspector Kadima Useni with appointment number 176219. During interrogation, the officer confirmed that he was the person in the video, he was therefore tried in orderly room and summarily dismissed to serve as a lesson to others.
To prevent repetition of this type of incident, the CP has directed the officer in charge of the Command Provost Section to embark on tour of all police formations and barracks within the state with a view to identifying and closing down all beer parlours within the police community.
In the same vein, the CP warns against offering policemen alcoholic drinks while on duty by members of the public. He added that henceforth any policeman found drunk on duty will be visited with similar punishment.“