Nigerian popular dancer Eromose Ordia was on Sallah day arrested by policemen in plain uniform for dancing on a restricted street.
In a video which went viral, he can be seen as he was being malhandled and harrased by the policemen.
Eromose Ordia was said to be dancing and filming at a restricted location without having a permit. However he has since been released from police custody.
This lead Nigerian singer Yemi Alade to take to her social media handle to condemn the harassment.
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 pic.twitter.com/9r4iK9jIfD
— 🤜🏾 #WOMANOFSTEEL 🤛🏾 (@yemialadee) August 12, 2019