By Cynthia Akande
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has directed the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Alabi, to investigate the shooting by personnel attached to Grammy Award winner Burna Boy at Club Cubana on Wednesday in Lagos.
Five policemen attached to Burna Boy had on June 8, 2022 shot two fun seekers, Irebami Lawrence and another identified simply as Tolu at Club Cubana on Victoria Island, Lagos.
However, Baba, in a statement issued by Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, said the Police personnel alleged and identified in the shooting incident at Club Cubana had been taken into custody and were being investigated for their involvement in the incident.
“The Police personnel alleged and identified in the night club shooting incident at Club Cubana in Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday, June 8, 2022, have been taken into custody and are being investigated for their involvement in the incident.” the statement read.
Baba also condemned in the strongest terms, the unfortunate incident and described the circumstances surrounding the incident as unbelievable.
“The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba NPM, psc(+), fdc, who describes the circumstances surrounding the incident as unbelievable, has however condemned, in the strongest terms, the unfortunate incident.
“Consequently, the IGP has directed the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action,” the statement added