Nigeria Police Ban Officers From Demanding Custom Papers, Gives Out Contact To Call For Complaints
By Onome Naomi
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has instructed its officers across the country not to ask drivers for the custom papers of their vehicle.
This was made known by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Muyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday through his Twitter account.
The force spokesman said officers are not to delay vehicles without tinted permit as the force has stopped the issuance of tinted permits.
He wrote, “No police man should demand your customs papers. No. Except they are on joint operation, but not just on mere routine checks. And for now, we have suspended issuance of tinted glass permit, so we dont expect our men to disturb Nigerians on this”.
He urged Nigerians to report any officer demanding for these papers stating that such officer will be dealt wiith.
“Any policeman demanding for more, is a deviant and he must be dealt with. If not, many Nigerians will suffer from him and his likes. Dont die in silence, speak out to save yourself and others. I will still on this issue soon”.
The numbers to call for such complaints is:08057000001 or 08057000002: Text messages. WhatsApp only: 08057000003. Twitter: @PoliceNG_CRU
Report them if you are delayed so that we can ask them questions he noted.