The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate arrest of Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti for assaulting a police officer.
Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi made this known in a statement released by on Saturday.
The order followed a viral video where the Afrobeat singer was captured assaulting a police officer in uniform.
See statement below:
IMMEDIATE ARREST OF SEUN KUTI
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 also 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.
CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mnipr, mipra, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja. 13th May, 2023