The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal has dismissed Policeman, Inspector Kadima Useni with appointment number 176219 for drunkenness.
An online statement issued by the Police Public Relations Office(PPRO) Lagos Command, Chief Superintendent of Police(CSP),Chike Oti stated that his dismissal followed a directive by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris to the Lagos CP to to fish out the drunken Policeman ,whose video went viral on the social media for appropriate disciplinary action.
The statement added that inspector Kadima Useni got drunk at Akowonjo, Dopemu area of Lagos state
The statement said that the policeman who was stupefied after guzzling large quantity of alcoholic beverage was located and apprehended today 07/11/2018 at Police Mobile Force Squadron 22 Base, Ikeja, where he served by the Command Provost and that he was identified as Inspector Kadima Useni with appointment number 176219.
According to Oti, “During interrogation, the officer affirmed that he was the one in the video, he was therefore tried in orderly room and summarily dismissed to serve as a deterrent to others.”
He continued, “To prevent reoccurrence of this type of incident, the CP has directed the officer in charge of the Command Provost Section to embark on tour of all police formations and barracks within the state with a view to identifying and shutting all beer parlours within the police community.”
In the same vein, the CP warns against offering policemen alcoholic drinks while on duty by members of the public.
He added that henceforth any policeman found drunk on duty will be visited with similar punishment.