Police Arrest Mr Macaroni at Lekki Tollgate, Seize Protesters’ Phones

Mr Macaroni

Police have arrested popular Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, at the .

The joined other at the tollgate to express his dissatisfaction with the decision of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry allowing the Lekki Concession Company to reopen the Lekki tollgate on Saturday.

Adebayo was arrested after the police told him “we don’t want you here”.

a Live Instagram before his phone and those of other arrested were seized, the lamented that “Lekki is under rule.”

He said, “How did you think the reopening of tollgate is the next line of action? If you didn’t do that today, we won’t have a right to be here.

“It is a disrespect to say that you want to reopen at this tollgate. Are you spitting on the graves of the dead?

“Na regime we dey? We also have a right to be heard. We have a right to protest peacefully.”

Another protester, Joseph Seye, said, “I am an artist. I am not a criminal. I came here to protest. It is my right. It is not a crime to protest. Why are the government treating youths this way?”

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