Corporal Opeyemi Kadiri, a Nigerian police officer attached to Dolphin Divisional Headquarters, Lagos Police Command has been dismissed from the force.
The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed the officer for gross misconduct, disobedience to lawful order, and assault on a member of the public captured in a viral video on August 3, 2022.
The dismissed officer who enlisted into the Force on 6th December 2016, was caught searching a commuter’s phone by the roadside contrary to the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, to that effect.
He equally assaulted the commuter who attempted to bring the order to his notice. His dismissal takes effect from today the 12th of August, 2022.
A statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi called on officers and men of the Force to maintain professionalism and civility to members of the public in the discharge of their duties in line with extant laws.
The Force equally called on members of the public to ensure proper conduct in all encounters with police officers to avoid infractions that may be subject to prosecution.