Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector-Basic of Police has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command to arrest Seun Kuti, after a viral video confirmed him assaulting a police officer. The announcement was written by Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Pressure Public Relations Officer (PRO), Abuja and was posted for public discover on the Twitter deal with of Benjamin Hundeyin, PRO Lagos State Police Command.
The incident which occurred on Saturday has since seen the singer clarify on social media the explanation for the outburst. Reacting through his Instastory on Saturday, Kuti stated the officer tried to kill him and his members of the family.
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He stated the policeman has apologized and he has forgiven him. He warned these saying he was chasing clout to thoughts their enterprise and save the police officer from shedding his job.
“He tried to kill me and my household. I’ve the proof however I no dey chase clout. He has apologised and I’ve agreed to not press expenses. Make una thoughts una enterprise make the poor man no lose him job,” he stated.
Hundeyin additionally wrote that the IGP has equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the distant and rapid trigger(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly. He additionally assured Nigerians that acts of contempt/disdain for symbols of authority is not going to be tolerated whereas offenders of those crimes shall be delivered to guide.