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Disobedience to Lawful Order: Nigerian Police Dismisses Corporal Opeyemi Kadiri

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed Corporal Opeyemi Kadiri attached to Dolphin Divisional Headquarters, Lagos Police Command 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.

Corporal Kadiri equally assaulted the commuter who attempted to bring the order to his notice. His dismissal takes effect from today the 12th of August, 2022.

The Police Force also 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.

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