Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade known in real life as Yemi Eberechi Alade, has reacted to the arrest of one of her dancers, identified as Eromose Ordia.
Eromose Ordia was arrested on Sallah day, by men of the Nigeria Police who weren’t on uniform, while the dancer was dancing on a street in Lagos state.
Reacting to this, the award-winning songstress shared a video on her instagram page where policemen without uniforms forcefully arrested the dancer.
In the video, about three policemen were seen carrying the young man away while one other man threatened to seize the phone being used to record the incident.
Sharing the video on her Instagram page Yemi Alade 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.
“MAKING videos and taking pictures is not a crime in ALL civilised countries around the world. let’s make sure we share this video so our loved ones can be protected. Thank you @aleeygiwa and @taiyealiyu”..
Watch the video below: