Comedian and social media influencer Mr. Macaroni has raised alarm over the death threats he has been receiving. This is a result of the comedian’s active vocality surrounding the ongoing 2023 presidential and national assembly elections.
The comedian, whose real name is Debo Adebayo, is known for his popular skits on social media as well as his activism and involvement in the EndSARS protests that took place in Nigeria in 2020.
In a tweet posted today, February 27, Mr. Macaroni revealed that he had received an email from someone threatening to kill him over his activism. He wrote, “I’m already used to threats! I have a record of all threats I have received, I also have recorded calls and messages of Powerful politicians and their children that have ever reached out to me!!! I always said NO! Because as long as I still dey, There shall be NO COMPROMISE!!!.”
Following the threat to his life, Mr. Macaroni has received an outpouring of support from fans and fellow activists, who have condemned the threat and called on the authorities to ensure his safety.
It may interest you to know that Mr. Macaroni has been a vocal critic of the Nigerian government and the police, particularly in the wake of the 2020 EndSARS protests, which were sparked by allegations of police brutality and extrajudicial killings.