#EndSARS: Lagos suspends officers for brutalising Uber driver - Punch Newspapers

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10/23/2021 2:55:00 AM

EndSARS: Lagos suspends officers for brutalising Uber driver - Punch Newspapers

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23 October 2021The General Manager, Lagos State Neighborhood Safty Agency, Ifalade Oyekan, has suspended two officers for brutalising an Uber driver, Adedotun Clement, when security agents clamped down on protesters marking the one year anniversary of the #EndSARS campaign in the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State.

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Saturday PUNCHhad reported that the security agents brutalised protesters and journalists after firing teargas canisters to disperse people demonstrating during the memorial car procession on Wednesday.Clement was said to be conveying a passenger from Ajah to a destination in Ikeja when he drove into the security agents dispersing the protesters.

The 34-year-old and his passengers were said to have jumped down from the vehicle, abandoned it and scampered for safety.Upon his return, Clement’s said his car was nowhere to be found, adding that the security agents brutalised him while searching for his vehicle. headtopics.com

The tense moment of assault was captured in a video clip that trended online.Security agents, particularly the police and officers of the LSNA, were seen in the video clip slapping and pepper-spraying Clement’s eye.Nigerians, including celebrities condemned the assault meted on the UBER driver and other brutalised victims.

Oyelade had said that the errant officers were summoned for orderly room trial.In a follow-up reaction, the GM, while condemning the actions of the officers, said they had been suspended for unruly behaviour and acts of misconduct.Oyekan, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, said the behaviour of the two officers was inappropriate and unbecoming for any member of the corps.

He added, “The two officers and their supervisor have faced a disciplinary committee for assaulting a member of the public, noting that their unsanctioned conduct is capable of breaching public peace contrary to the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps handbook, particularly sections (ii), (iii), (iv) and (x), which covers the conduct with the general public.

“The committee found the two officers guilty of the charge of misconduct and they were immediately suspended from the agency while further investigations are ongoing to determine other appropriate disciplinary action against them in order to serve as a deterrent to others.” headtopics.com

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Lol suspend? So when he kills someone, it will just be terminating with full pension. Imagine not firing a staff for assault The suspension should be changed to dismissal. Why suspension? He handled a human simply because he is on uniform. If u like suspend, u guys must pay him 400 million jale jale no negotiation hiss

USA should know that Malami and Buhari fulani do not want to kill terrorists, they are using terrorists to incite unrest in Nigeria to islamize everyone. Islamization agenda is their plan, this is why Nigeria army are killing in Biafra while terrorists are killing in the north. Now that he has been suspended the next step is to keep him one on one with the uber driver make de chop ehnn papa..

Suspend and switch them to become sars Govt wey like criminals dey suspend chaiiiiii They used you and dump you go and feed your children with sand, this is what you get for letting devil to use you, congratulations on your new street hustle, pray people don’t remember you in a bad manner. they have used you and the person who sent you is still in the office 🤣🤣

If I be that Uber driver ehn, I go mark your face, con give you serious beating for street. So ni oloriburuku ni e ni. mrmacaronii dem dey disguise for us. See person wey pose for picture, they say dem suspend am ..... This is one of the best news I have read in Nigeria in my life. When I saw the neighborhood corps character slap and kick the strong Uber guy. Even held his legs with attempt to carry him into the black maria. I was angry. He was totally out of his depth. He deserves dismissal.

Always a fall guy...

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è dismiss werey, ewo ni suspend Bloody fools Ordinary neighborhood watch why dey collect 20 naira dey act stupid because of prisoner uniform that was giving to him Dem suppose mend am for street... what rubbish, he thought he was doing police a favor. That's the dark side of government jobs. Good Suspend abi dismiss?

Police officers can never been prosecuted bcos they used them, zombie oo zombie zombie oo zombieeee. He thought he was doing it for the government. You don't teach these guys the constitution. Just training for combat. That's all What happened to the police officers Small nyash that shook

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Clowns Lori iro. Named of the officers and proof We already know the police are above the law. They commit murder, take bribe and brutalize at will, and no action will be taken, instead they will be shielded from prosecution. So sad! It’s well

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