A video of Afrobeats star, Seun Kuti bragging about slapping policemen and getting away with it is trending online.
The video surfaced hours after the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, ordered the arrest of the singer for slapping a police officer on Third Mainland Bridge. Seun who is the son of the late Afrobeats legend, Fela Kuti, had accused the policeman of putting the life of his family in danger.
In the video which surfaced, the singer who spoke in Pidgin said;
“Some of una police go slap una, una go come Instagram to explain. You know how many police I don tear slap?
“They say because you be Fela pikin. You no know say na because Jesus be God pikin e fit die for you? You must know who you are before you make your move. So, I make my move because I know who I am…”
ASSAULT/SLAPPING POLICE OFFICER IN UNIFORM@RealSeunKuti Seun Kuti has an antecedent.
Here he’s in this video BOASTING of how he has SLAPPED many POLICEMEN in the past & getting away with it because he’s the son of FELA KUTI & ABOVE the LAW @Princemoye1 @BenHundeyin @PoliceNG pic.twitter.com/qcyFbZS7np
— Taiwo Francis (@IAmTaiwoFrancis) May 14, 2023