Embassy of Nigeria in Germany sacks security officer over sex abuse
A security officer found guilty of sexual abuse and other criminal activities has been dismissed by the Nigerian Embassy in Germany.
Martins Adedeji Oni, the security officer was earlier seen in a viral video on social media, half-naked in a hotel room arguing with an unidentified person who accused him of demanding sex from females who applied for passport renewals.
This was made known by the Embassy in a series of tweets on its official handle @NigeriaBerlin on Tuesday.
The tweet read: “THE Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has terminated with immediate effect the contract of Mr Martins Adedeji Oni, a security officer at the mission.
“His dismissal comes after an investigation into allegations of corruption and sexual misconduct.”
His appointment has been terminated with immediate effect.
“As a result, Mr. Martins Adedeji Oni contract with the Embassy as a Local Staff has been terminated.
“The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria wishes to further stress its zero-tolerance policy towards all abuses of office, and especially of sexual misconduct,” the embassy noted.