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.
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.
“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.