On Thursday at Ilubinrin in the Simpson region of Lagos, a hit-and-run vehicle ran over a police officer and injured him.

According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the event caused a significant traffic congestion approaching the Third Mainland Bridge and that the injured policeman was now being treated by emergency personnel.

In Reaction to the incident, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin on tweeted:

“35 mins and just 7 retweets. Flip this, let it be a police van involved in hit and run and watch the retweets increase exponentially.

“Same way the many daily good deeds of the police are shunned, giving the false impression it’s all about negativity and mediocrity.”