Following the circulation of a video showing Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti slapping a police officer, the musician has now spoken out about the incident. In a recent statement, Kuti claims that the officer attempted to harm him and his family, leading to the heated confrontation.
Seun Kuti explained, “He tried to kill me and my family. I have the proof but I no dey chase clout.”
The singer also revealed that the police officer has since apologized, and Kuti has agreed not to press charges in light of the apology.
This development offers new insight into the events leading up to the altercation, which initially drew mixed reactions from the public. As an outspoken advocate against police brutality, Seun Kuti’s actions in the viral video had raised concerns about potential consequences for him and his advocacy work.
With the singer’s recent statement, the situation has taken a new turn, providing context for his actions and shedding light on the officer’s involvement. As it stands, no further legal action will be taken by either party involved in the incident.