According to a report published by Sahara reporters, Nigerians have donated over N450k to a police officer who remained calm while a man named Ebhomenyen assaulted him on the road in Lagos. If you could recall that a video went viral barely 48 hours ago and it showed the moment Ebhomenyen grabbed an armed police officer by his neck for minutes, and kept pushing him. This man who assaulted the officer and his friend were driving a white SUV and they were stopped because they were going against traffic. Ebhomenyen and his friend stepped out of the vehicle and faced ACP Erhator Sunday, the officer was violently assaulted but he kept calm.
The video that went viral showed how the officer was grabbed in the neck area, pushed several times and insulted. The officer was armed with an AK 47 rifle at that moment but he displayed a high level of professionalism that surprised many Nigerians. The officer didn't kept talking calmly to the men but Ebhomenyen and his friend kept shouting at the officers, lamenting over the way they were stopped.
Check out few screenshots from the video below
This video touched a lot of Nigerians and a man named Ugo Ejibujo took to his Facebook account, shared the video and asked Nigerians to donate anything to reward the policeman for displaying a high level of professionalism and to encourage good policing. Here is the post below
Barely 24 hours after a bank account was posted, Mr Egbujo took to his Facebook account again to announce that over N450,000 have been donated.
Here is the post below
Sahara reporters confirmed this post and also reported that the Police spokesman in Lagos commended this officer for displaying self control and professionalism, he urged other officers to emulate him.
It's a good thing that this officer was rewarded. What do you think?
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