CSP Dolapo Badmos, the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, has written an open letter to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), warning against arresting every good looking, posh young man as criminal.
In a message she shared on her Instagram page, the beautiful female cop warned that ‘not every good-looking man on the street is a “yahoo-yahoo” boy.’
“Men plaiting their hair or having their hair dreaded does not make them criminals,” she notes.
CSP Dolapo Badmos
urged SARS officers to do more in combating violent crimes, to follow in the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris footsteps and fight actual crime.
Read the open letter below:
OPEN LETTER TO SARS OPERATIVES.
“Bad eggs within the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), please be informed that not all good looking young men out there are “yahoo yahoo” boys, a lot of them are young Nigerians “hustling” up and down to make ends meet.
Kindly note that some young upcoming stars believe that weaving, plaiting and designing their hairs rastafarianly is another way to be accepted as an entertainer (even though most times it doesn’t appeal to me).
Some couple of days ago, I saw the son of a high ranking officer with a dreadlock hair style, does that Indicate that he’s a fraudster?!
Hell “No”, that young man is well trained and brought up, he’s just shooting his shot in the entertainment world. It will therefore be highly unfair for any security agent to arrest him under the guise of being a yahoo boy.
Dear colleagues in SARS, can we do more in combating violent crimes?! Can we take a clue from the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team whose main aim has been to rid the nation of criminal elements?
This team has done a lot to protect our nation, they always sacrifice their comfort and sleep ! By so doing they’ve been able to abort violent crimes such as kidnapping, armed robberies etc. They have not only rescued victims but made arrests (Evans, Offa robbery etc).
Dear SARS we appreciate the ones among you doing what is right while we advise the bad eggs to take a clue from IRT team and stop causing pains to legit young men and their families.
Please note that it is not right to accost anyone on the road and start checking his or her phone, respect people’s privacy and rights!…
THANK YOU. God bless Federal Republic of Nigeria, God bless Nigeria Police Force.”
Polaris Bank Takes Over Skye Bank, CBN Assures Depositors Of Cash Safety
Following the withdrawal of the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in consultation with the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has established a bridge bank known as Polaris Bank, to assume the assets and liabilities of the defunct bank.
CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, who disclosed this on Friday, said the strategy was for the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to capitalise the bridge bank and begin the process of sourcing investors to buy out AMCON.
“By this decision, the licence of the defunct Skye Bank is hereby revoked.
We wish to assure all depositors that under this arrangement, their deposits shall remain safe and that normal banking services shall continue in the new bank on Monday, 24th September 2018, to enable customers to transact their businesses seamlessly.
“Thus, all customers of Skye Bank shall be automatic customers of the new bank and their accounts and records duly purchased by Polaris Bank,” Emefiele explained.
BREAKING: CBN Revokes Skye Bank’s Operational Licence
The Central Bank of Nigeria has withdrawn the operating licence of Skye Bank, The Cable reports.
Umar Ibrahim, chairman of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), made this known to journalists on Friday.
More details will be provided shortly…
Osun Guber: Don’t Kill Yourselves Over Who Becomes Governor, Only God Gives Power — Ooni Of Ife
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has warned youths against political violence before, during and after the Osun gubernatorial election coming up on Saturday.
Oba Ogunwusi gave the warning during the courtesy visit of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate, Sen. Iyiola Omisore to his Palace, on Thursday, in Ile-Ife.
He said: “It is only Almighty Allah that has the power to elevate whoever He wants to the post. For He is in Heaven doing what pleases Him”.
According to him, people don’t need to fight each other over getting to a post, but should rather allow God’s will to come into perfection.
The royal father, therefore, appealed to all and sundry to maintain peaceful coexistence in the forthcoming election, saying there is no gain in blood shedding.
Earlier, Omisore lauded the Ooni for his fatherly role and for supporting his aspirations to rule the state.
Omisore also thanked Ife and Osun indigenes, for rallying around him in his campaign and appealed to all and sundry to support him by casting their votes for him during the election.
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