Seun Kuti: Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana set to defend singer

Seun Kuti Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana set to defend singer

Femi Falana, one of Nigeria’s Human Rights Lawyers has disclosed that singer, Seun Kuti has sought his legal services following his assault on a police officer.

Glamsquad reported that Seun Kuti on 13th May assaulted a police officer by slapping him on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

Following this, the Inspector General of police ordered the immediate arrest of Seun Kuti, the last-born child of Legendary singer and godfather of Afrobeats, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

Seun responded to the call of his arrest by stating that he is ready to cooperate with investigations. Read here

Speaking with Punch correspondence during the weekend, Femi Falana noted that the singer would on Monday, 15th May turn himself in  as there were reports earlier that the police couldn’t locate the singer at his home to effect his arrest.

Falana said:

“I am his lawyer and he has briefed me. He certainly has evidence. This is not the first time he is dealing with the police.”

“He is going to report himself to the police tomorrow morning. There is no problem at all.”

History has it that Falana represented Fela ‘Ababmi Eda’ during his agitation against the Nigerian government, which resulted in his own arrest in 1993.




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