Famous sketch creator De General alleged that the National Drug Enforcement Agency broke into his house and arrested him on Tuesday evening.
De General, real name Sunday Martins, went live on his official Instagram page during the visit.
The incident was confirmed by NDLEA spokesperson Femi Babafemi in a text message to our correspondent.
Babafemi wrote: “He’s a sketch maker. Drugs were collected from his home. We will issue a detailed statement on the arrest shortly. “
The video posted by DeGeneral allegedly saw five men wearing NDLEA clothing in his home. They eventually detained the comedian who refused to stop videotaping the police presence.
One of the officers in the video allegedly broke the phone while another was talking to him. The author of the skit got into a fight with the police as they tried to arrest him.
“Am I not allowed to make a video or what are you guys saying?” Let the world know what’s going on here. De General responded to a female NDLEA officer who appeared to have led the team.
Meanwhile, a graphic designer and content creator, Amodu Ayodeji Peter, known as Ayo the Creator, was with the creator of the sketch at the time of the incident.
Ayo the creator also wrote his version of the event on his Instagram page. He hinted that the drug agency abused them on false suspicions from an unknown source.
He wrote: “@ndlea_nigeria you know who the real drug lords are in this Lagos, but yet you walk into @iam_degenerals house, assault him, arrest him! Have you seen him promote this kind of content? @iam_degeneral doesn’t do drugs, and whoever is in charge, God is watching you.
“I haven’t slept since 2 am. They didn’t want to let us (sleep) in the station. Please help us, Nigerian nobles. He is at the NDLEA office in Ikoyi.
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