- The inspector-general of police ordered the transfer of Abayomi Shogunle to Ebonyi state
- Shogunle reportedly received four queries before he was eventually transferred
- The controversial officer has received criticism for his social media comments
The inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the redeployment of Abayomi Shogunle who is the head of Nigerian Police Force Complaint Response Unit to Nkalagu, Ebonyi state.
The Sun reports that Shogunle’s transfer was with immediate effect on Friday, May 4 and that it may not be unconnected with his controversial social media comments.
Sources with the police headquarters said the controversial police officer had received four queries due to his comments on social media before he was ultimately transferred.
It was gathered that Shogunle’s comment on social media that “having sex in the public is not an offense, did not go down well with the authorities who immediately directed the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State to debunk the claim.”
His comment also asking Nigerians to adopt speaking Pigdin English with officers to avoid extra-judicial was also frowned at by the authorities.
The last straw however was his latest comment on the raid of prostitutes in Abuja saying it was sin and does deserving of the reaction.
Recall that Shogunle shared a bit of advice with Nigerians on how to behave around police officers. The police officer listed a guide Nigerians should follow during any encounter with police.
In a tweet, the ACP explained that the list contain responsibilities Nigerians ought to follow during a police encounter. He listed six responsibilities.
Shogunle advised Nigerians to always be polite and calm. He also asked Nigerians not to resist, be abusive, push or assault an officer.
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