- A Nigerian photographer has narrated his experience with a fellow road user who bashed his car
- The individual claimed that police officers refused to interfere because the individual is a ‘big man’
- According to the photographer, the ‘big man’ refused to apologise and bashed his car a second time before driving off
A Nigerian man identified as Tayo Onasanya on Twitter has recounted his harrowing experience with a fellow road user who bashed his car.
According to Onasanya, the incident happened around the Anthony area of Lagos state, while he was heading to the airport.
He said the man who owned an SUV bashed his Toyota Camry ride and refused to apologize for what he had done.
Onasanya claimed that even after officers of the Lagos Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and Nigerian Police Force (NPF) intervened in the matter, the individual continued to make snide remarks instead of making amends.
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Aggrieved Onasanya claimed that his offender offered to give the officers money instead of apologizing for bashing the car of a ‘common man’. He also said that when he brought out his phone to capture the incident, the police officer backed away with the claim that the individual is a ‘big man’ and he does not want to lose his job.
"He promised the officers he will rather give them money than apologize or fix a common man's car, the officers left when I brought out my phone to cover the event, they said I should face it myself, the policeman claimed, "the man is a BIG man, I don't want to lose my job," his tweet read.
See tweets below:
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Concluding the narration, Onasanya claimed that the man noted that ‘commoners’ do not have a voice in Nigeria, before bashing his car a second time and driving off.
See his tweet below:
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In a similar story, Legit.ng previously gathered the report of cross dresser Bobrisky who had his car bashed while driving to a meeting in Lagos. The driver also smashed his phone while he was trying to film the damage that had been done to his vehicle. Bobrisky vowed that he would make sure the man spent days in a cell.
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