A policewoman has been praised on social media after she was filmed controlling traffic during a heavy downpour in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

The yet-to-be identified policewoman is seen in a video trending online, tenaciously executing her duty despite the rain.

The video was reportedly filmed on Tuesday, May 10, and the police officer has been applauded online for defying the rain.

However, some netizens criticized the Nigerian Police Force for not providing a rain coat for its officials to protect them in the event of rainfall.

Watch the video below,

See how some reacted as you scroll,

@ogensimah wrote, “This woman needs to be celebrated👏👏👏.what a selfless service”

@iamcaroline_ogeh wrote, “Dedication to duty, hopefully she doesn’t catch cold, aunty buy raincoat to avoid pneumonia.”

@godson.6ix.9ine wrote, “She’s a QUEEN. She had to stand inside the rain despite the weather conditions.”

@myquelbrooks wrote, “Celebrating her on social media is not enough. Let the IG give her a double promotion with good salary raise of reasonable zeros. Bless her life real good. Because I know stinginess full police work.”

@kokolicks wrote, “Celebrated yes, how about properly kitting her against the elements? Tomorrow if she falls ill due to her exposure, who will rescue her?”