Popular Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, has shared a video which shows officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and herself exchanging words in Ajah, Lagos.
She accused them of extorting money from her artists on three separate occasions. However, the officer with whom she had the argument denied ever extorting money from any of them.
“I just ended a very violent verbal altercation with SARS officers who accused me of harassing them. It was a 45 min SHOWDOWN in front of @ecobank_nigeria in Badore, Ajah. I asked everyone to film it,” Kemi Olunloyo wrote.
“It all started as my artist told me at a certain junction in Badore, Ajah he is always profiled because of his nice car and outfits as a “Yahoo Boy”. He is not a criminal Angry face My artist @iamwealth9ja and my son @Richkjtmusic went to a studio this morning.”
“When we left the studio for a listening session we got in the car & boom at the junction SARS pulled @iamwealth9ja aside. They visibly caused fear for @Richkjtmusic my son who is American and almost dialed @USinNigeria for his protection. They ordered us out! #EndSARS”
“Officer Kelechi taping me was the leader of the team. His beef was that I harassed him and lied that police ever EXTORTED @iamwealth9ja. He also demanded to search my bag saying I was hiding DRUGS! I told him he needed a search warrant cos I know my CIVIL RIGHTS Angry #EndSARS”
The heated argument attracted several onlookers who watched as they kept