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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has condemned the alleged attack on Yinka Ayefele, the gospel singer, by its personnel.
Yinka Ayefele was said to have been physically assaulted by an officer of the corps at an event in Iloro, Ekiti state.
According to reports, it was said that the incident started after the musician allegedly resisted an attempt by the officer to take the money from his car.
Apparently distressed by his action, the officer allegedly punched the singer in the mouth. He also allegedly threatened to shoot him for refusing to give them money.
The NSCDC boss in a statement by the NSCDC Director of Public Relations, Mr. Olusola Odumosu and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, September 1, ordered a full scale investigation of the incident with a view to ensuring that disciplinary action is taken against the alleged officer.
Read the statement below…
“The attention of the management of the Nigeria Civil Defense and Security Corps (NSCDC) has been drawn to news circulating in the media about a case of alleged physical assault on a popular Nigerian gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele from a Corps operator.”
“The incident happened in Iloro Ekiti, where Ayefele welcomed guests during an activity and the officer in question allegedly tried to take the money from his car but when he resisted, he punched the singer in the mouth and he also threatened to shoot him for refusing to give them. money
“The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps condemns in very strong terms such bad attitude which is unbecoming of an officer of the law.
“The Corps under the leadership of Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni, has zero tolerance for corruption, indiscipline and any atrocious behavior that goes against the safety and security of the citizens of this country .
“We in no way give any act of carelessness, impudence or attack on any individual or group of persons nor Violation of the fundamental human rights of citizens whether in a high or low position.
“Consequently, the Commanding General has ordered that all the officers concerned be identified and summoned immediately to the National Headquarters for necessary disciplinary action.
“He ordered the Ekiti State Commander to without delay commence a full-scale investigation into the incident to establish the veracity of the allegation and the level of involvement and culpability of all officers found in the matter.
“The Corps wishes to issue an unreserved apology to the renowned popular gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele, his followers, the Iloro Ekiti community and anyone affected by this reprehensible and horrendous act that contradicts the principles , the rules of engagement and the standard operating procedure of the Corp.
“The Corps is a friendly force with “humility and integrity in service delivery” as its watchword. We are firm in the implementation of our mandate but Civil in orientation
“The Corps respects the fundamental human rights of every Nigerian citizen and friends of the country residing in its geographical space
“We will continue to work closely with the good people of this great country to ensure that their safety and security is not compromised
“Therefore the Corps will leave no stone unturned to ensure that justice is done in this matter and that the erring officers found guilty are dealt with decisively to serve as a deterrent to others.” the statement concluded.
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