Lagos Police Throw Weight Behind 2 Officers That Demanded Drone Permit on Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge

The Lagos State Police Command has thrown it's full weight behind the two police officers demanding a drone permit from a drone operating individual on the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge, that the police officers acted within the ambit of the law to demand to see a permit. 

Lagos PPRO, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a press statement on Saturday revealed that for emphasis, Nigerian aviation laws stipulate that a permit must be obtained from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for the operation of drones weighing more than 250 grams anywhere within the country. 

"Nonetheless, the Lagos State Police Command totally condemns the unprofessional conduct of the officers in attempting to extort the drone operator as can be seen in the concluding part of the video. 

"The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Adegoke Fayoade, mni has, therefore, directed the Commanding Officer of 49 PMF Akodo, from whose squadron the police officers were duly posted to the bridge, to produce the men for appropriate disciplinary actions." he stated

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