#FreeBhadoosky: Social Media Influencer Hakeem Badmus Arrested For Speaking Against Ill Done By Secondary School In Ondo - Nigerians React

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Nigerian Influencer HakeemBhadmus popularly known as Bhadoosky on ocial Media was this morning arrested by the Police 


– The Police men detained his wife and asked that he reported to the scene

– He was told by the police when he arrived the scene that he ‘threatened someone’. He was then whisked off to the Akure, where the complaint was allegedly lodged
– Investigation revealed that Cornerstone College Ondo, whom he called out for an action against some of their graduating students in July are behind his arrest
– Nigerians upon hearing the story have through the hashtag #FreeBhadoosky called for his release, urging the Police to the right thing

The hashtag #FreeBhadoosky is currently No 1 on Twitter following the arrest of one of Nigeria’s finest Digital Media influencers Hakeem Bhadmus, better know as @Bhadoosky by men of the Nigerian Police Force.
According to a statement by the Digital Media
#FreeBhadoosky: Nigerians Call For Release Of Influencer Hakeem Badmus After He Was Arrested For Speaking Against Ill Done By Secondary School In Ondo
Practitioners of Nigeria(DMPN), Nigeria’s foremost Digital Media body, he was arrested in Ibadan where he resides this morning after men from the Ondo State Police Command detained his wife to lure him to the scene. The statement posted on their official handle @DMPNig reads:
Earlier this morning, news of the arrest of DMPN’s Vice Chairperson @Bhadoosky got to us. From our findings so far, his wife was used as a bait to lure him out of his Ibadan home & he was whisked away by the Police who refused to disclose any specific reason for his arrest.
He has since been transferred from Ibadan to Ondo State where the Police claim he “threatened someone”.
We find the fact that the Police cannot state the crime he is accused of very alarming, but even more, the draconian nature with which he was whisked away leaves more questions than answers.
DMPN hopes that the Police is not being used as a tool for intimidation and harassment of an innocent citizen.
We will love to make it clear that no form of intimidation, harassment or unlawful arrest of any of our members will be treated with levity. #FreeBhadoosky
#FreeBhadoosky: Nigerians Call For Release Of Influencer Hakeem Badmus After He Was Arrested For Speaking Against Ill Done By Secondary School In Ondo
The arrest which was allegedly ordered by Great Cornerstone College Ondo is as a result of a Twitter thread Bhadmus did on July 21, 2018. In the thread, he drew attention of the general public to an occurrence that had happened in the  school. Bhadmus narrated with pictures how the school had printed names of students who refused to pay the sum of N5000 for purchase of a 32″ television set for the school. The names of the Students were printed in their send forth magazine as debtors. See embedded tweets below( please read from bottom up):
*Anti-Kidnapping office, governors office, Akure*
*Anti-Kidnapping office, governors office, Akure*
*Anti-Kidnapping office, governors office, Akure*
As expected the school received a lot of backlash after Bhadmus’s tweets went viral.  Instead of addressing the allegations and making public their side of the story, the school decided to bully Bhadmus and his friend who informed him of the situation in the first place. His friend was arrested some weeks ago, but Bhadmus was arrested today, and whisked out of his state of residence Ibadan. He was taken to the Anti-Kidnapping unit at the Governors office in Akure, Ondo state where the school is located. See some of Bhadmus’s tweets this morning on the matter:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What would you do if you find out your child’s name was printed on his/her school’s send forth magazine as “Debtor” because he/she didn’t pay N5000 to buy the school a parting gift? A school you were paying N104,000 per term for six years? Thread</p>— Bhadmus Hakeem (@Bhadoosky) <a href="https://twitter.com/Bhadoosky/status/1020563517336891392?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 21, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">What would you do if you find out your child’s name was printed on his/her school’s send forth magazine as “Debtor” because he/she didn’t pay N5000 to buy the school a parting gift? A school you were paying N104,000 per term for six years? Thread</p>— Bhadmus Hakeem (@Bhadoosky) <a href="https://twitter.com/Bhadoosky/status/1020563517336891392?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 21, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Since his arrest, Nigerians and members of the Digital Media Practitioners of Nigeria have taken to social media to demand his release, asking the Nigerian Police Force to do the right thing, and not side against a law abiding citizen operating within the ambits of the law to call out injustice.

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