A video which shows an unusual side of the Nigerian police has surfaced on the internet and has left many Nigerians with bewilderment.
The video footage showing police officers trying to counsel a man who attempted to commit suicide.
The man tried to commit suicide by jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The action was foiled by police interception who saved his life.
A senior police officer was seen in the footage encouraging the man. He was heard saying everybody has problems including himself.
The video was shared on Facebook by Rapid Response Squad.
In their caption, they wrote: “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police and the Rapid Response Squad in Lagos State, Olatunji Disu, also counselled him and directed that he be taken to a rehabilitation centre through the supervision of his family.”
Watch the video here: