The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate arrest of afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti.
Alkali Baba directed the Lagos State Police Commissioner to arrest the entertainer.
He gave the order following Seun’s assault on a police officer.
DAILY POST reported that the Grammy-nominated afrobeat singer was captured in a viral video assaulting a police operative in uniform.
A terse statement by the Force spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, equally ordered a “speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate causes of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly.”
The statement reads: “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.”