Nigeria, April 8 -- A Nigerian police officer appeared to have taken the risk of losing his job by choosing to wear his service uniform while moving into the streets to preach about Jesus Christ to local traders, shoppers, and passers-by.

A video clip circulating on WhatsApp captured the unidentified officer preaching in a place that looks like an entrance to a market.

He wore a police uniform - sky blue top and black trousers - and was shouting through a microphone about his "encounter" with God and how the police commissioner in Abia State summoned him over his style of preaching.

The man said in the clip, "Yesterday, I did not go out for outreach because I was summoned by the commissioner of police, Abia State, warning me, saying 'Why...