The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a video in circulation on the social media showed the two policemen shooting into the air on the street while in a moving vehicle in Lagos.
The Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit ( PCRRU) , ACP Abayomi Shogunle , said the Commissioner of Police in charge of the Police Mobile Force at the Force Headquarters , identified the men following a directive of the Inspector - General of Police.
Shogunle said the incident happened on July 31 at 5 pm along the Murtala Mohammed International Airport road in Lagos.
He explained that the two policemen, who were attached to the 20 Police Mobile Force Squadron , were attached to a private security company , Infinity Security Company.
Shogunle said a popular Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, aka Davido , engaged them to provide escort for him to his house while returning from abroad.
He said , “ Along the way , as seen in the video which has been confirmed from investigation , the two policemen involved started shooting into the air for no just cause.
“Punishment has been recommended. We are only waiting for the appropriate police authority to review the punishment.”