The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate arrest of Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat maestro, Fela Kuti for reportedly slapping a police officer.
Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday night.
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Seun Kuti was captured in video assaulting a police officer in uniform.
The video had generated different reactions. It is unclear what led to the action of the singer’s son.
“The IGP has equally ordered a speedy and full investigation into the remote and immediate cause(s) of the assault and prosecution of the suspect accordingly.”
“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,” Adejobi said in a statement.