In a recent incident that garnered public attention, officers of the Nigeria Police Force were caught on camera begging a foreign biker for money. The Oyo State Command of the police force responded swiftly, condemning the unprofessional behavior exhibited by the officers.
In an official statement released on Friday, the Oyo State Command revealed that the implicated officers had been identified and subsequently arrested for further disciplinary measures. The incident, captured in a viral video, depicted the officers soliciting money from a female biker touring Nigeria from the Netherlands.
The video, which circulated widely on social media, sparked a wave of reactions from the public. Acknowledging the gravity of the situation, the Oyo State force command assured the public that supervision would be intensified to prevent a recurrence of such misconduct.
The command, through its official X handle, urged the public to report any similar misconduct to the Xsquad and provided a contact number for such reports:
This decisive action by the Oyo State Police Command highlights the commitment to maintaining professional standards within the force and addressing instances of unbecoming conduct by its officers.