Popular Nigerian Comedian Mr. Macaroni has been arrested by the Nigerian police at the Lekki toll gate, the venue of the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest.
Macaroni joined the protest against the planned reopening of the toll gate following the alleged killing of protesters on October 20, 2020.
He went live on Instagram to document his arrest from a Black Maria police van where he’s being kept.
The video showed the comedian locked inside a Black Maria as he spoke with some people who wanted to shake him.
Another viral video shared online show how the Nigerian police dehumanized Instagram Comedian, Mr Macaroni and other #occupylekkitollgate protesters after arresting them.
The comedian and the other protesters were all sweaty and packed up in a bus with their shirts off.
The video has triggered an outcry from various corners.
Watch the video below….