EFCC chairman orders arrest of officers over night raid on Lagos hotel

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ola Olukoyede, has ordered the arrest of two operatives who reportedly manhandled a female staff at Regional Hotel in Ojo, Lagos.

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the EFCC officials dressed in plain clothes forcefully entered one of the hotel rooms.

In a statement, Oyewale said the incident happened during an early morning sting operation.

According to him, the operation led to the arrest of a sizable number of suspects who were still being profiled.

It reads: “The EFCC’s boss has also ordered detailed investigations of the operation carried out at the hotel and assured that appropriate disciplinary measures would be taken against any of the officers found to be culpable.

“Olukoyede assures the general public that the EFCC would continue to ply its job professionally and with profound respect for the rule of law.”

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