Former Big Brother Naija housemate and influencer, Leo DaSilva has recounted how he was harassed and interrogated by policemen who were obviously seeking to collect bribe.
Leo took to his Twitter page on Sunday, December 27 to lament that he was stopped at Shagamu, Ogun state by policemen who said that his car needs a medical report.
According to him, passersby who greeted him made the officers nervous, he further revealed that he has never heard of a ‘car medical report’ before in his life.
“Good morning to everyone on earth except the police men that stopped me yesterday at Shagamu and Mikel Arteta.
“You people that saw me when police stopped my car at Shagamu yesterday and decided to greet me, thank you. It made them nervous. They said my car needs medical report. I have never in my life heard of it. The man knew my car was factory tinted and saw my permit but wanted money.
“Honestly hate extortion. But na me mess up wey I no carry escort travel yesterday.”
These tweets has sparked reactions online as thousands of Nigerians have expressed displeasure on the incident, many others have also found it funny.
Some reactions read;
“Wait…what? Medical report? Oga @segalink this is a new one, never heard of this in my entire existence of living in this country as a Nigerian.”
“This is what I hate. If you want money ask and I will give you. But the moment you make attempt to stress me? Shingbain you no go collect.”
“Passed Sagamu two times this December and both times they stopped me asking me for all sorts, when I showed them every thing, they resorted to patronizing me for money.”
“Yes for Tinted cars you need medical report.”
See tweets below;