IGP condemns Burna Boy’s escorts over club shootings, orders probe

Police escorts of popular musician, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, were reportedly involved in a shooting at Club Cubana on Victoria Island, Lagos State.

Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, decried the actions of his escorts in a series of tweets made by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday.

The tweet, titled “Re: Club shooting in Lagos”, read, “The police personnel alleged and identified in the shooting incident at Club Cubana in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, have been taken into custody and are being investigated for their involvement in the incident.

“The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, who describes the circumstances surrounding the incident as unbelievable, has however condemned, in the strongest terms, the unfortunate incident.

“Consequently, the IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action.”

On Sunday, the Lagos State Police Commissioner’s Special Squad detained five policemen attached to Burna Boy, for attempted murder after they shot two fun-seekers— Irebami Lawrence and another identified simply as Tolu, at Club Cubana on Wednesday.



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