By Temi Joshua
Nigerian comedian Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni has revealed that Police threatened to kill all of them.
He disclosed this on Sunday, February 14th while sharing his horrible experience he had after being arrested by the Nigerian Police Force on Saturday at Lekki Toll Gate.
In a video shared on his Twitter page, Mr Macaroni said that the police told them they were lucky that they weren’t arrested at night because they would have been killed and nothing will happen.
“Firstly, I want to thank everyone for the efforts they put into ensuring that we all were released safely.
“In honesty, it was a horrible experience. I went out not because I’m the only one who is brave enough to protest in Nigeria but because I knew other people would be there as well and also all we wanted was justice.
“At some point, I was scared because of the kind of utterances being made by the police officers that arrested us.
“I knew people would die. If words weren’t out there about our arrest, they would have killed all of us.
“After they arrested us at the Lekki toll gate, we were taken to Adeniji police station where we were beaten and dehumanized.
“In fact, if not that videos of our arrest were already all over social media, it would have been another day of mourning the loss of innocent Nigerian youths who came out for a peaceful protest.
“The police officials even told us that we are lucky that the news was already everywhere because if it were to be at night, they would have shot us and nothing or nobody will do anything about it.
“I am currently going to the hospital for check ups because I have bruises all over my body from all the beatings I received.”