IGP orders arrest of Seun Kuti for assaulting officer
CITIZENS COMPASS – IN what seems to be a mild drama, the Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti was captured in a video assaulting a Police officer in uniform.
To this end, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, to arrest the singer, to investigate what led to his action in the public.
Spokesperson, Force Headquarters, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this on Saturday, May 13, 2023, in a statement.
The statement titled, ” Serious assault on police officer, IGP condemns act, orders immediate arrest of Seun Kuti, ” reads,
” The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, CFR has ordered the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command to arrest Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, who was captured on video assaulting a police officer in uniform.
The IGP has equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate cause(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly.
” IGP Usman Alkali Baba assures Nigerians that acts of contempt/disdain for symbols of authority will not be tolerated while offenders of such hideous crimes will be surely brought to book. ”