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Ethnic Clash: Mr Macaroni blames govt for insecurity, calls for unity

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Popular comedian, Debo Adebayo, fondly called Mr Macaroni has blamed the Nigerian Government for the insecurity in the country.

Mr Macaroni made this know on his verified Twitter handle while responding to the clash between some Hausa traders and Yorubas at the Shasha Market area of Ibadan, Oyo State, which reportedly claimed at least three lives.

According to The Punch, shops and properties worth millions were burnt by hoodlums who reportedly seized the clash to wreak havoc on innocent people.

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Nigeria’s insecurity has heightened under the watch of the government with an increase in the activities of kidnappers as well as continued concerns over the activities of gun-wielding (AK-47) Fulani herdsmen who have been accused of killings and kidnappings in the South-western and eastern part of the country.

He tweeted, “The Hausa man is my brother, so is the Igbo man and the Yoruba man. We are all one.

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“The government and the government alone is responsible for any insecurity in Nigeria and it is their duty to protect all Nigerians. I plead for peace. We will come back to my matter later.”

The comedian’s comment comes hours after he was released by the security operatives of the Lagos State Government on Saturday for joining the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests.

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WuzupNigeria reported that at least 30 protesters opposing the reopening of the Lekki Toll Gate where about 12 persons were reportedly killed during the #EndSARS protests in October 2020.

 

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