The Instagram user identified as @abu_muminah who was moved by the Nigerian Police officers touch of kindness, wrote;
Read his story in full below;
“Only if this could be practiced among @nigerianpoliceforce… just
some minutes ago, my vehicle ran out of fuel on third mainland bridge,
and before I know it, three men from operatives of @rrslagos767,
stationed at Oworo bus-stop, appeared with jerrycan containing 10 litres of fuel, and filled the vehicle’s tank with it.
“To my surprise, just as I was about to count out money for the
officers, pay for the litres and add up something, bcos in #naija
nothing goes for free, they told me to keep the money and that, the
assistance they rendered was part of reason, why they were station at
the strategic spot in case of any unprecedented situation such as mine.
“They refused to accept the money, and asked me to take my leave, they beed
me farewell and that I should also enjoy my ride. No need to write
epistle now, that is a Story for another day if God willing. The gesture
from the police indicated that officers of law enforcement agents are human, and that what they need are motivations and encouragements, good welfare and public support at all times.
“Today I get to agree that truly, police are our (members of the public) friends, and that they are meant to protect lives and property.”