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The Lagos Police Spokesman Responds After Peter Okoye Deletes Tweets Demanding Seun Kuti’s Release


The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police, Benjamin Hundeyin, has praised Nigerian singer Peter Okoye for deleting tweets requesting the release of Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti.

According to Buzzy vibes, the artist begged Nigerian police to tamper justice with kindness in the case of his colleague, who assaulted a police officer on the Third Mainland Bridge.

When his vehicle was halted on the Third Mainland Bridge on Saturday, Kuti slapped a police officer.

According to the singer, Seun punched the security guys because his family was threatened.

However, Usman Baba, the Inspector-General of Police, denounced the attack and ordered the arrest and prosecution of the Afrobeat star.

Reacting to Kuti’s predicament on Twitter, Okoye argued that he was simply trying to protect his family.

In response, Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin advised the artiste to do the same and face the consequence.

“Whenever you feel an unarmed lone police officer put your family in danger (God forbids it), go ahead and slap the officer.

“Do it in Nigeria and the USA where you visit often. I’m certain eminent Nigerians will bring up this argument of yours in your defence,” Hundeyin wrote.

Reacting to Hundeyin’s comment, the singer via his Twitter page slammed the Lagos police spokesperson, after noting how quick he was to respond to his comment on Kuti’s comment, but had ignored threats against the Igbos during the elections.

However, a check on Peter Okoye’s Twitter page shows he has deleted all the tweets and banter between him and the Police officer.

Reacting to the development, Hundeyin said the singer did the right thing adding that nobody should condone criminality.

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