NAF said in a statement on Wednesday, October 28 that the officers in the video have been identified and under investigation.

“The acts depicted in the video are at variance with our core values, as we place high premium on the rights of citizens. We wish to reassure that our personnel have been directed on professional conduct to ensure security, whilst remaining accountable to the Nigerian people,” the statement read.

NAF said the investigation will determine the level of the officers’ culpability, after which appropriate disciplinary action will be taken.

Nigerian security forces have for decades been notorious for human rights abuses that has raised local and international concerns.