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Sunday, 19 April 2020

POLICE PERSONNEL'S MISCONDUCT & RECKLESSNESS AT IWO; IGP Orders Detentions of Officers Involved


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has condemned the assault on a woman at the Odo Ori Market, Iwo Osun State by men of the Force attached to Iwo Division, Osun State.

A viral video showing some police officers led by a notorious officer, Ikuesan Taiwo, flogging a woman for defying the lockdown order had emerged on Saturday.

The victim identified as Azeez Tola had claimed that she was out to buy drugs but Ikuesan turned a deaf ear to her plea.


The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni condemns this unwarranted, unnecessary and unjustifiable assault on this innocent citizen at the Odo Ori Market, Iwo Osun State by men of the Force attached to Iwo Division, Osun.


He enjoins the citizens to continue to cooperate with the leadership of the Force as it strives to reposition the NPF into an effective, efficient and people-friendly Force.

The IGP reiterates that the Police under his watch will not condone any act of misconduct and recklessness on the part of its personnel.

Following the IGP’s condemnation and directives that the Commissioner of Police immediately arrest and bring the officers to book, CP Johnson Kokumo mni, the Commissioner of Police in charge of Osun State Command where the incident occurred, has arrested the officers involved in the unfortunate incident. They are Inspector Ikuesan Taiwo with AP NO 251724 and PC Abass Ibrahim with Force No. 509634. The duo are currently being detained and their orderly room trial had since commenced.

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