A policeman who appeared to be drunk supports himself with his rifle while a youth offers him a bottle of alcohol to drink.
He is captured in the video with a pair of youths who made sure he had his fill of alcohol.
While his company were making jest of the situation, the officer is seen holding his service rifle face down.
On social media the incident invited comments criticizing policemen who have failed to serve in the force with dignity.
The youths were also dragged for complicity.
Road users travelling around Obanikoro bus-stop in Lagos were treated to a mild drama following a fight between police officers and a LASTMA official.
Two policemen were shown in a video while dealing with the outnumbered traffic maintenance official who struggled to defend himself beside a parked official vehicle.
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Policeman beats LASTMA officials in Lagos . . There was confusion, this morning, at Obanikoro bus stop, along the Ikorodu expressway in Lagos, as a mobile police officer engaged in a fierce battle with some LASTMA officials who were trying to impound his car. . . According to an eyewitness report, trouble started when the policeman#emo#4oCZ##s car was blocked by a LASTMA car for taking the BRT lane. . . It was gathered that one of the LASTMA officials then left, immediately, to mobilize his colleagues. . . However, before they arrived, the policeman had given their colleague left behind, the beating of his life, prompting him to flee. . . The officer then proceeded to break the glass of the LASTMA car and was trying to remove it from obstructing his car, when the others arrived and another fight began. In the end, the LASTMA officials were forced to run away.
Some pedestrians went about their business without any distraction while others took a moment to observe.
According to an IG post, the quarrelsome trio went into a confrontation with each other when a policeman's car was blocked for passing through a lane reserved for the BRT vehicles.