BREAKING: IGP orders arrest of Seun Kuti for beating up a policeman (VIDEO)


There was a mild drama between Grammy-nominated afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti and a police officer recently.


The afrobeat crooner was captured in a viral video assaulting a police operative on duty.


In the video making the rounds on the internet, Seun Kuti could be seen lambasting the policeman after slapping him.


The police operative did not retaliate in the video.


Apparently, Kuti’s car was stopped by the police officer on an expressway in Lagos, which seemed not to sit well with the singer.


Kuti was heard in the video saying; “You dey craze? You dey mad?”




‘He tried to kill me’ – Seun Kuti opens up on why he slapped police officer in viral video

Grammy-nominated afrobeat artist, Seun Kuti has revealed why he slapped a police officer in a recent viral video.


Reacting via his Instastory on Saturday, Kuti said the officer attempted to kill him and his family members.


He said the policeman has apologized and he has forgiven him.


He warned those saying he was chasing clout to mind their business and not let the police officer lose his job.


Kuti wrote, “He tried to kill me and my family. I have the proof but I no dey chase clout. He has apologised and I have agreed not to press charges.


“Make una mind una business make the poor guy no lose him job,” [sic]. 

IGP Orders Seun Kuti’s Arrest

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the arrest of Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat maestro.


Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday night.


Seun Kuti was captured in video assaulting a police officer in uniform.


The video had generated different reactions. It is unclear what led to the action of the singer’s son.


“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,” Adejobi said in a statement.


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  1. He don set oooo

  2. Policeman don collect woto woto

  3. He should have be dey IG of police self because police no dey respect their self


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