According to report reaching oyogist.com, the inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered police officers to stop checking citizens’ phones.
A number of Nigerians have also complained of how police teams forced them to log into their bank accounts to view the balance.
But Adamu, at a press briefing on Wednesday, announced that such an era is gone.
“The issue of any Police unit going to look into people’s phones, which is supposed to be their private property, or looking at the type of vehicle they‘re using, or profiling them to see whether they‘re yahoo boys or not. That era is gone. It is not acceptable”, the IGP