On Monday, Nigerian pop star Small Doctor who also doubles as a Police brand ambassador was arrested and paraded for unlawful possesion of firearms and threatening an officer with a gun.
Edgal Imohimi, Lagos State Commissioner of Police while parading the musician along with three other persons said he was arrested on allegations that he threatened a Police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi expressway, Lagos.
“It was alleged that some unknown men, four of them, in an unregistered green SUV had brought out a gun and threatened a policeman that if he does not leave the road, they will shoot him.
Believing that they were armed robbers, I sent out my men and fortunately, with the DPO in charge of Shogunle division, they were able to intercept them and the men were arrested and were brought down to the headquarters for interrogation.
It was then discovered that one of them is the same Adekunle Temitope, a.k.a. ‘Small Doctor’. They were arrested in possession of a functional rifle, cartridge and some of their personal belongings” Imohimi said.
Below is how Nigerians are reacting to the news…
Some one just reminded me that Small Doctor is an ambassador of the Nigerian police force. Ha! Don't they know the meaning of Ambassador ni? How can you beat your Ambassador like that?
Oh! Sorry I forgot this is Nigeria.
— To Be Honest🇳🇬 (@iamthelawrenzi) December 3, 2018
This Small Doctor issue is a typical illustration of Trust nobody. Brand dey arrest Brand influencer onto say he carry Brand product.
— TheRawDeeya TRD (@rawdeeya_xo) December 3, 2018
Small Doctor said '' Buhari Ye Ma Sun '' in a show
Months before his Agege Concert Small Doctor a Police Brand Ambassador got arrested by the brand for carrying the most important weapon that is used by the brand
dis nuh make sense but… pic.twitter.com/BveBDYSzWl
— Enekem 💎 (@EnekemGreg) December 3, 2018
Could it be that Small doctor uses guns to kill mosquitoes? pic.twitter.com/DU1AfeGzq8
— Uncle Tolu😇 (@Bams_Jnr) December 3, 2018
Small Doctor had only one job,just one job,
Distribute insecticide to fight mosquitoes and he went to carry Gun 🤦♂️
— Bright Uchemadu (@iamswitchme) December 3, 2018
*log in on twitter after a stressful day*
Mbaka vs Peter obi
Modric vs Ronaldo & messi fans #BallonDor
Small doctor vs Nigerian police
Burna boy vs we broke fans
I hate too much drama 😂 pic.twitter.com/CDHv6HEQsY
— Dpoaet (@Poaetic__) December 3, 2018
Small doctor ti gba penalty lo throw in.
Oshey eyan Bobby Schmurda 😂😂
— Biyi The Plug 🔌 (@Baddman20) December 3, 2018
But those police officers should have known better. Why arrest small doctor for illegal possession of firearms?
He has every right to carry those weapons because apart from saving us from Malaria, him dey use am kill Mosquito well well.
— The Mac Nels™ (@Macnels) December 3, 2018
Small Doctor was arrested by the police 6 days to his concert. What is this ? pic.twitter.com/4JmxRciXDL
— S. H. 😋 (@macstones_) December 3, 2018
First time I'm seeing this Small doctor's face. I hope he's safe sha cos this country fit kill anybody by mistake
— Nathanael Bakare (@nathyjegs) December 3, 2018