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Nigerian embassy in Germany sacks security officer who demands sex in exchange for passport renewal


Martins Adedeji Oni who works as Security officer at Nigerian Embassy in Germany has been sacked after he was found guilty of sexual abuse.

He was suspended in November after a video clip of him pants down with a half-naked woman in a hotel room, trends on social media platforms.
 
On Tuesday, the embassy released a statement, said Oni was found guilty of the allegation, having violated relevant codes.

“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,” the embassy said in a tweet on Tuesday.

“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,” the embassy said in a tweet on Tuesday.

“His dismissal follows an investigation into allegations of corruption and sexual misconduct,” it added.

Oni’s dismissal comes less than a month after a video of him surfaced on the internet.

In the footage, Oni was caught with his pants down in a hotel room after he had allegedly asked an unnamed lady to have sex with him before he could release her passport.

“Let me explain, please. Please, it is not like that,” a shocked Oni said on camera.

When asked to explain, he kept saying “please, please, please.”

The voice behind the camera accused Oni of wanton sexual encounters he had in the past in exchange for delivering his official duty.

“Your cup is full, Martins. Your time is up,” the voice said.

Nigerian Ambassador to Germany, Yusuf Tuggar in reaction to the viral video said that the embassy has “zero-tolerance policy towards abuse of office and especially of sexual misconduct.”

Ambassador Tuggar explained that investigation into the matter would be done with urgency and due diligence.

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