The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has terminated the contract of Mr Martins Adedeji Oni over allegation of sexual misconduct in exchange for a renewal of passport.
The termination was announced on Tuesday, 8th December 2020, following an investigation of corruption and sexual misconduct.
Recall that Mr Oni was suspended from duty on 17 November after reports emerged that he had curried sexual favours in return for help with the renewal of a passport.
In a statement by the Embassy, it reads, ‘The Embassy immediately established an Investigation Committee to examine the allegations and any related issues, and to make recommendations for action.
The Committee interviewed Mr Oni and other witnesses as part of a thorough examination of these very serious charges. It concluded that Mr Oni was culpable and in violation of all the relevant codes.
As a result, Mr Martins Adedeji Oni contract with the Embassy as a Local Staff has been terminated.
The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria wishes to further stress its zero-tolerance policy towards all abuses of office, and especially of sexual misconduct.
The Embassy is grateful for the help of the public in tackling such abuses.
As public servants, we pledge to follow all due process as part of our continuing commitment to deliver the highest ethical & professional standards in all our operations, also at Consular & Immigration.’
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