An unidentified Police Officer had been caught on camera collecting bribe from a tricyclist.
The viral video, shared on twitter has been generating buzz as many Nigerians has come hard on the officer. This is following nationwide condemnation over extortion by the Police from the commercial commuters.
Below is some reactions culled from Twitter:
@ukejeizu says; “If driving on a public road is not free how can bail be free?
@JOOYSTIC says; “I was at Cote d’voire, I kept asking if they dont have police cos I never saw one single one on the road. Believe me, I was force to drive to where they have their office. Not one at traffic point harassing commuters. Nigeria, when?
@Connect_40 says; “They just block an entire road extorting money. I feel disgusted each time I come across them.
Sometimes I feel like running them over
@akinlembola_ says; “An institution full of charade individuals who doesn’t deserve to represent our national symbol.
@NewtonIkire wrote; “Every mrng, by my work place rd juntcn, they come out by 6am to mount road blocks for keke riders (N100)
“On this particular day, an elderly keke rider was stopped by them, but when he told them it was early yet, the officer threatened to shoot him. His colleagues bailed him out…
Watch the video below:
Officer of the @PoliceNG….
— Revolutionary Mazi?? (@Connect_40) August 15, 2019