Nigerians have slammed an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigerian Police Force, saying he is dressed like an armed robber.
See some of the reactions:
A user, Chigozie Olugazi, said the cop appeared terrifying.
“Imagine you’re running away from robbers and then you jam this one for road, won’t you just start singing “na double wahala for dead body”? Cos this one no resemble police ooo,” he tweeted.
@Hemanuel, who tagged the Police, urged the authorities not to ignore the photo.
“If truly this man is a Police officer, then it is really disturbing,” he added.
“Looks more like an armed robber,” another user, Akin, said.
“I would pee on myself if I come in contact with this …
“The hairs on my body just stood straight,he looks like an armed robber though with the gun and it has about three magazine,who does he want to kill?” Boma tweeted.
“These guys are fearsome looking than the armed robbers they profess to combat. Just try as much as possible to avoid them. Person wey die Don die. Nothing like Justice in these country.until he kills an innocent person on the street” –@RBizenter
“He slaps without provocation. He cocks rifle without provocation” –@NadisNwodo.
“Undercover that is slapping anyone without provocation. Cocking rifles unnecessarily in a peace situation. This one is insane o” –@ouesoamuee.
“This pics is disturbing. How can a Policeman dress like a daredevil armed robber? If a civilian see this man on the road, how can he/she differentiate him from armed robber? The Police authority need to do something about this fast!” –@Edward_OnoriodeDressed to kill: Nigerians knock Lagos policeman for ‘dressing like an armed robber’