IGP Usman Baba Directs CP to Investigate Lagos Club Shooting

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The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Usman Baba, has condemned the alleged shooting involving the police escorts attached to a musician, Damini Ogulu, Popularly known as Burna Boy, at Club Cubana on Victoria Island, Lagos State.

This was confirmed in a series of tweets made by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi. The Inspector-General of Police, 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, Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action.

Recallthat reports yesterday said the Lagos State Police Commissioner’s Special Squad detained five policemen attached to Burna Boy, for attempted murder after they shot two fun seekers Irebami Lawrence and another identified simply as Tolu, at Club Cubana on Wednesday. According to a preliminary report by the Bar Beach Police Division, trouble started when the singer and five police escorts visited the nightclub around 4am on June 8.