…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
The spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, Muyiwa Adejobi, responded to a viral video showing seven policemen escorting an unidentified man walking with a cow.
The video caught the attention of Twitter user Oluyemi Fasipe, who questioned the reason behind the heavy police presence.
Adejobi addressed the issue on Thursday, expressing his disgust and assuring the public that the policemen involved would be identified.
Video Brings Attention to Police Escorting Man with Cow
Twitter user Oluyemi Fasipe, also known as Yemi Fash, shared a video that quickly gained attention.
Fasipe questioned the identity of the man and the reason for the large number of policemen accompanying him.
This prompted a response from the spokesman of the Nigeria Police Force, Muyiwa Adejobi.
Adejobi’s Reaction and Promise to Identify Policemen
Reacting to the video, Adejobi retweeted it and described the situation as ‘disgusting.’
He assured the public that the policemen involved would be identified and held accountable for their actions.
Adejobi expressed his condemnation of the incident, emphasizing the need for change.
Reviewing the Deployment of Policemen to Individuals
Adejobi stated that the Nigeria Police Force had established a committee to examine the process of assigning policemen to provide services to individuals.
He acknowledged the need for a more efficient allocation of police resources and emphasized the importance of focusing on broader policing duties rather than guarding individual citizens.
The committee’s findings will be presented to the Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) for prompt action and implementation of necessary policies.
Assurance of Improved Policing System
Adejobi assured Nigerians that the police force is committed to establishing a better policing system in the near future.
By reviewing and regularizing the deployment of policemen to individuals, they aim to allocate resources more effectively and provide enhanced security services to the general public.
The acting Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, also expressed his determination to withdraw Police Mobile Force personnel from VIP escort and guard duties.
The response from the Nigeria Police Force highlights their commitment to addressing the issue raised by the viral video and implementing necessary changes to enhance the overall policing system.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn