Nigerian Afropop singer, Yemi Alade, has taken to her Instagram handle to criticize the activities of the Lagos state police command.
Concise News understands that some policemen in CMS police station had picked up the singer’s dancer identified as Tomisin for dancing on the street.
Yemi Alade, on Sunday quoted the 30-year-old dancer as saying that he had been picked up because he was dancing in the streets.
She wrote “This is #NIGERIA , Lagos state CMS police station Yesterday, My dancer @tomisin_tomtom was harassed for dancing on the streets by policemen not wearing uniform. What was his crime? dancing!!! Only in #NIGERIA that uniformed men will rather Prey on the innocent and protect the guilty.”
“Thankfully he was released yesterday but they have seized his phone.WHY? THEY SAID HE HAS TO COME AND SEE THEIR AREA COMMANDER THE NEXT DAY!! WHY?? WHY SUCH ABUSE OF POWER,” Yemi wrote.