"Oga go home": Police officer weeps as he is dismissed from service, video goes viral

2023-08-30 19:25:04

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Adamawa state - A viral video on Wednesday, August 30, showed the moment a policeman cried as he was being dismissed from service for wrongdoing.

The Adamawa State Police Command on Wednesday, tried two officers identified simply as Inspector Ahmed Suleiman and PC Mahmood Muhammed formerly attached to Dumne Divisional Police Headquarters, in an orderly room trial.

The men were tried on three charges of defamation of character, culpable homicide, and unlawful exercise of authority, The Punch reported.

The command found them guilty as charged and recommended the punishment of dismissal for both defaulters, they are to be charged to court, alongside other co-suspects.

The constable was de-kitted while the Inspector will be de-kitted after fulfilling some administrative procedures.

Nigerians as usual took to the comment section of X and reacted to the development.

"Na person wey go first call this guy "officer" then laugh na in I pity."

"This shows that the command is actually working but if we are to look closely how many police men are we going to have left if they are to be scrutinized? Most of the police in Nigeria are into dirty things one way or the other, there is no proper training and payment for them."

@LateefK50823714 tweeted:

"That is good treatment that should be meted to wrongdoing police officer."

Nigeria Police Force has dismissed three officers attached to a popular All Progressives Congress (APC) praise singer, Dauda Adamu Kahutu, also known as Rarara over a sporadic shooting incident.

The officers' dismissal was announced by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, April 13.

No less than 7 senior police officers have been dismissed by the police service commission (PSC) over gross misconduct.

This happened simultaneously when 10 other senior officers were reduced in ranks.

2023-08-30 News