Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone two police command, illyasu Mohammed, has reacted to viral video making the rounds where footage shows
how some policemen and other security agencies were extorting and taking undue advantage of the interstate
lockdown to manipulate commuters and other moving vehicles that is mostly on
essential duties and extort them.
A statement made available to urban express news online through the zonal police public
relation officer; Dsp Hauwa Idris said the development caught the attention
of the Assistant inspector general of
police in charge of zone police, illyasu Mohammed where footage shows security agents including
police officers on interstate lockdown enforcement duty at
oyingbo and environment.
said the AIG in the same vein expresses irk over the unprofessional and unpatriotic
conduct of some officers, describing the act as ridiculous and that which is
not in line with the mundane system of policing.
said the Lagos state commissioner of police and his counterpart in Ogun state has been directed to investigate
and ensure those earrings are
apprehended and disciplinary action be taken against them as he enjoins
patriotic Nigerians and members of the public to abide strictly with the presidential
zonal PPRO said the AIG has set-out special anti-crime strategies made up of
monitoring team x-squad and a task force to curb those menace and also urge all
police officers to imbibe respect for the rule of law and human right which is in
line with global best practice as no defaulters will go unpunished.