Did this really happen in IBADAN CITY?
Latest news of abuse of power by soldiers against the youths
“Do we have soldiers in our streets, can someone confirm this to me ASAP?
“I was about to send to His Excellency”, a concerned citizen exclaimed on sighting the video via Internet on Monday.
RE: SOLDIER ASSAULTING A LADY OVER INDESCENT DRESSING :
The soldier in the viral online video harassing residents in Ibadan, Oyo State, has been arrested, dismissed from the squad of Operation Burst upon calling the attention of Gov. Seyi Makinde, FNSE to the ugly incidents.
The governor reaffirms his commitment to the protection of lives and properties in the state.
Oyo State Security outfit, Operation Burst has admitted the video that went viral at the weekend in which one officer Adesina who was seen assaulting a lady at Beere, in Ibadan.
Speaking this Monday on FRESH FM Situation Room anchored by popular broadcast journalist, Mayor Isaac Brown, Operation Burst Commander, Captain Usolo apologised to the families of those assaulted by the erring officers.
Speaking further, the Commander noted that Adesina who assaulted a lady and other erratic officers have been arrested and detained.
He stressed that new officers have been incorporated into the security outfit to replace those who went overboard.
However, residents of Beere community in Ibadan who spoke with Mayor Isaac Brown on this morning alleged that officer Adesina and his colleagues have turned themselves to barbers suddenly. They said “officers of Operation Burst usually harass innocent citizens who plait dreadlocks by cutting their hair”. They added that ladies were also harassed over what the officers perceived as indecent dressing.