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The Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, Ben Hundeyin, has disclosed that popular singer Daniel Benson, professionally known as BNXN, will be charged for assaulting a police officer.
A video making rounds on Twitter which was obtained by Africa Daily News, New York showed the singer in a heated altercation with members of the Nigerian Police Force.
In now-deleted tweets, BNXN, formerly known as Buju, disclosed that he had indeed been in a squabble with the police, which led to him spitting on an officer.
‘Spat in a police officer’s face and it felt so good. I let you in my car and you dragged and tear my shirt, and start slapping me? (Sic) Nah, everybody must stop!’ he wrote in the deleted post.
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In his reaction to the incident, Hundeyin stated via Twitter that the police officers will be punished if found guilty of misconduct.
Sharing pictures of BNXN’s tweet, he also maintained that the singer will “surely” face the law for assaulting a police officer.
‘@BNXN proudly tweeted that he ‘spat in [sic] a police officer’s face and it felt so good.’ He has since deleted the tweet.
‘The police officers will be sanctioned for their misbehavior if established, while @BNXN will surely answer for his assault on a police officer,‘ Hundeyin tweeted on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, popular afrobeat musician Femi Kuti has denied ever claiming that ‘Obidients’ who are the supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate for 2023, Peter Obi are zombies, stating that he was merely misquoted by mischievous elements.
Africa Daily News, New York gathered that reports which had earlier gone viral on social media had it that Kuti described Obidients as zombies. ‘You know what obedience means? Stand up, sit down, sit there — zombie’ he was reported to have said.