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Sack Policemen Who Also Impregnate Women Out Of Wedlock – Okei-odumaki Urges IGP
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Sack Policemen Who Also Impregnate Women Out Of Wedlock – Okei-odumaki Urges IGP

The President, Women Arise for Change Initiative, Joe Okei-Odumakin, has urged the Inspector-General Police, Mohammed Adamu, to sack all policemen who impregnated women out of wedlock. Okei-Odumakin was reacting to the sacking of an unmarried female corporal, Olajide Omolola, who was dismissed for getting pregnant. The activist, who spoke on a PUNCH Live programme on Thursday, described the dismissal of Omolola as “pure discrimination”. According to her, many male operatives in the Nigeria Police Force have at one time or the other impregnated ladies whom they were not married to. She stressed that the Force must respect the equality of rights, and accord same regard to both genders in the Force. Okei-Odumakin said, “It is quite insensitive. The decision of the police au...
IGP Orders Probe Of The Sack Of Unmarried Pregnant Policewoman In Ekiti
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IGP Orders Probe Of The Sack Of Unmarried Pregnant Policewoman In Ekiti

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has called for an investigation into the report of an unmarried police officer, Olajide Omolola, who was recently dismissed from service for getting pregnant. Omolola who passed out of the Police Training School on April 24 2020, was sacked because she got pregnant out of wedlock and a letter with reference number CJ:4161/EKS/IY/Vol.2/236, DTO:181330/01/2021, was sent to an OC in Ekiti state for her to be made to return all police properties. The letter also asked that her salary should be stopped immediately. Her dismissal was hinged on a section of the Police Act that bars unmarried policewomen from getting pregnant while in service. The section has since been repealed in the amended Police Act that was signed into law by President ...
Unmarried Policewoman Sacked For Getting Pregnant
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Unmarried Policewoman Sacked For Getting Pregnant

The Nigeria Police Force has sacked an unmarried female corporal, Olajide Omolola, for getting pregnant. This is contained in a police wireless message with reference number CJ:4161/EKS/IY/Vol.2/236, DTO:181330/01/2021 which was obtained by The PUNCH. The signal originated from the Department of Finance and Administration in Ado Ekiti and was addressed to the Divisional Police Officer at Iye Ekiti where Omolola is based. In the document it was stated that Omolola completed police training on April 24, 2020 and was attached to Iye Ekiti. The chief financial officer in Ekiti was asked to relay the information of her dismissal to the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System to ensure that her salary is stopped. The document read, “Section 127 of the Police Act an...

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