Two police caught on camera days ago officers demanding money from Dutch tourists in Oyo, Nigeria, has been dismissed.
The viral video circulating online captures the officers engaging in extortion, raising concerns about the conduct of law enforcement officials.
The dismissal was announced by the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Hamzat Adebola, at the police headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan on Thursday
The two special constabularies identified as Jimoh Lukmon and Kareem Fatai, were captured in a viral video soliciting money from the Dutch tourist.
The incident occurred while they were on duty along the Moniya-Iseyin Road, and the tourist informed them that she was traveling to Abuja.
The police, swift in their response, have taken action against the errant officers, signaling a commitment to maintaining integrity and public trust.
This incident sheds light on the challenges faced by authorities in tackling corruption and misconduct within law enforcement agencies.
As Nigerians demand increased transparency and accountability, it becomes imperative for comprehensive reforms to be implemented, addressing systemic issues that may contribute to such behavior.
Instances like these emphasize the importance of fostering a culture of ethical conduct within the police force to safeguard the rights and well-being of citizens and visitors alike.