- Comedian Mr Macaroni has declared everyone, regardless of their tribe, his brother
- The comedian said this after he and other protesters at the Lekki tollgate were released
- Mr Macaroni also noted that he would discuss what happened to him at the tollgate very soon
Comedian Mr Macaroni sent out a message through his Twitter page after he was released from police detention on the evening of Saturday, February 13.
The comedian and other protesters gained freedom after some lawyers stepped in to make sure they were granted bail from police custody.
As soon as he settled down, the young man made a tweet about the clash between Hausas and Yoruba in Ibadan.
According to him, everyone, regardless of the tribe they are from, is his brother.
He noted that the government is responsible for any insecurity in Nigeria and it is their duty to protect all Nigerians. He promised to address the matter concerning him later.
Prior to his release, videos showing the sad situation of the comedian and other protesters sparked outrage on social media.
The comedian and some male protesters were locked inside a vehicle. Their shirts had been removed and they looked weak and sweaty.
Watch the sad video below:
A photo of the moment the comedian was released was also spotted. Mr Macaroni's eyes were spotted looking red and angry.
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In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Falz reacted to the arrest of Mr Macaroni and other protesters at Lekki tollgate.
According to the singer, he is tired of coping and managing. Noting that we are not living in a good country, the singer stated that Nigerians cannot continue living like they currently are.
Falz stated that the government is using force on people to make them fear for their lives.
Sola Oloruni is a Legit.ng journalist with five years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, where she obtained a post-graduate diploma in 2015.
Prior to that, she studied Linguistics and Nigerian Languages at the Ekiti State University, Ekiti, where she obtained her first degree. She is passionate about social development and women’s health.