Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the arrest of popular Nigerian singer, Adekunle Temitope, also known as Small Doctor.
Recall that Naija News reported that Small Doctor was arrested yesterday for unlawful possession of firearms and for allegedly threatening to shoot a police officer.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Edgal Imohimi, while parading the singer with three other persons, stated that he was arrested on allegations that he threatened a police officer who was on traffic duty along Oshodi, Lagos.
The arrest of the singer has now stirred diverse reactions from Nigerians on social media. See some reactions below:
Police arrest their ambassador, small doctor for illegal possession of firearms
This country is a shame pic.twitter.com/2krXM6GIIC
— Mister Skillz ?? (@ennyade66) 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, a police ambassador, was beaten blue black.
Las las, o ti gba penalty lo throwing. pic.twitter.com/4pDdBN5d6G
— Princess Ife❤️ (@ife_luv12) December 3, 2018
Could this Small Doctor’s arrest be a publicity stunt for his show this December? ?
— Tomiwa Talabi (@itsTomiwa) December 4, 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
I am sure those policemen who arrested Small Doctor did not know Small Doctor is an ambassador to the Nigeria Police pic.twitter.com/rWGcqbqIQR
— Kunmee⚡️and 67 others (@MrKunmee) December 3, 2018
People are worried about Small Doctor getting arrested.
He’s just hanging out with friends, nothing serious. pic.twitter.com/nmOVARPPpZ
— Faraz Muhammad (@fvraz_muhammad) December 4, 2018