Nigerian police officer who has been trending on the blogosphere that was caught on camera drunk to the extent that he couldn’t stand on his feet. The video of the police officer which was shared by popular Nigerian Instagram blog went viral causing uproar.
Many Nigerians who viewed the video of the drunk police officer had been angry to see an officer of the law in such a state and has made sure the video got to the right channel.
However, the popular police public relations officer Dolapo Badmus has now taken to social media to announce that the police officer has been identified and arrested. She also revealed that the officer wold face a disciplinary panel.
According to Dolapo Badmus, the order to arrest the police officer came from Inspector General of Police, Ibrahum Kpotun Idris.
She said: “The policeman in the video posted by @ instablog9ja has been identified and arrested by the Commissioner Of Police, Lagos state Command as directed by the Inspector General Of Police….He is currently facing a disciplinary panel set up to investigate and try his conduct, the outcome will be made public in no distant time.”
Meanwhile, in Nigeria, members of the police force are not what many would describe as cool.The Nigerian youth would describe the members of the police force as rigid and strict due to the nature of their job.
Probably due to the nature of their job, the expectation associated with any police officer is that of scary looking man or woman whose physical appearance will get you questioning if he is for or against the law.