- Two men, assumed to be a soldier and policeman due to their uniforms, are sighted engaged in gun coupling contest in a video on Facebook
- The soldier defeated the policeman in both rounds of the contest which includes rifle stripping and coupling
- The video is attracting hilarious reactions from Nigerians who have posted over 600 comments
Ayo Makun, one of Nigeria's popular comedians, better known as AY comedian, treated Nigerians on Facebook to some rounds of laughter with a video of a purported Nigerian soldier and a policeman in gun coupling competition.
In the video posted on Friday, February 12, a man dressed in the uniform of the Nigerian Army and another dressed in that of the Nigeria police, assumed to be a soldier and a policeman, are seen engaged in the contest.
In the first round of the contest, the two men were asked to dismantle their rifles. The soldier finished the task first, beating the policeman.
The second round which was about assembling the rifles again also saw the soldier win.
The video has been drawing hilarious reactions, with over 600 comments at the time of filing this report.
Legit.ng curates some of the comments below:
Adepoju Emmanuel said:
"This are the kind of policemen that mistakingly shoot innocent citizens because them don't know how to handle guns, to assemble gun now na wahala. mumu they laugh"
Peter Omage said:
"Stripping and Assembly of Riffles most especially the FN Riffles is a daily pills for the Nigeria Soldier. Right from training and out of training."
Jeffrey Pleroma Akhuetie said:
"Wow, this is awesome. I love the love and warmth between all of them. We need more of this kind of videos....but naija police dey fall our hand o"
Dennison Eze-Ego said:
"Look at their stance sef its different there is nothing military about the police"
Trend C Ndunezi said:
"Nigerian police always last in all"
Osemeilu Emmanuel Idemudia said:
"Nothing wey police sabi except to collect and shot innocent people"
Becky Mercy Shadrack said:
"I now understand the reason Nigeria police respond to issues late. Chai, we are in big trouble. The soldier deserve double promotion"
Brohzyfly Akintoye said:
"Seeing the two force together smiling and having fun, we need more of that. Police and Army no dey relate for this Naija"
Nnamdi Akanaenyenye said:
"May God bless the soldier and for the policeman let him go to the checking point and collect his own blessings from keke drivers"
Mayor Smile Mamudu said:
"From their dress code to their standing and holding the weapon u can judge who is truly professional among the two, abeg na only God go help us"
In other news, a sad incident occurred on Wednesday, February 10, when a mobile police inspector attached to the headquarters of the Owerri police command shot and killed himself.
The officer identified as Umor Godwin shot himself in a room in the headquarters.
Although the deceased did not leave any suicide note, a source said the officer had complained of being sick.
Nurudeen Lawal is a Legit.ng journalist passionate about fact-checking/verification journalism. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Literature-in-English from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. As Politics Editor, Nurudeen mostly writes on Nigeria’s political and socio-economic developments. He has attended different workshops, conferences and training on fact-checking and digital reporting, among others. Learn more about him on Twitter, @Nurudeen Lawal_