The Nigerian Navy has released Instagram Comedian Ahmed Oluwatoyin known as Cute Abiola after two weeks in detention.
In a statement released by the spokesperson for the Navy, the comedian and officer knowingly violated the armed forces’ social media policy but was given a light punishment of a “one-month extra duty” when he was tried for misconduct and indiscipline.
He added that Cute Abiola had been released from naval detention to serve his punishment.
It would be recalled that a colleague of the comedian, Mr Macaroni had raised an alarm over his whereabouts. Read here
Comedian Cute Abiola declared missing
Comedian Cute Abiola is in our custody and not missing, Navy tells Nigerians
In a swift response, the Navy released a statement where it revealed that the comedian who is also its personnel was detained for disobeying its orders. Read here
“OSCOMP Abdulgafar is currently under custody of his unit for breaching the Armed Forces Social Media Policy and refusal to obey particular orders,” part of the statement read.
The Nigerian Navy debunked the reports that the military officer was missing.
It also advised all its personnel to obey the policies guiding the military organisation.
Abdulgafar Ahmad Oluwatoyin, professionally known as Cute Abiola is a Nigerian comedian, who is also a Naval officer, entertainer, video producer who is popularly known for his comedy skits on social media.