Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye of P-Square has apologised to the Nigeria Police on behalf of his colleague, Seun Kuti, who was caught in a viral video allegedly assaulting a police officer on duty on Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos.
Okoye also appealed to the police to temper justice with mercy over Kuti’s action.
A video of Kuti assaulting a police officer hit social media on Saturday, and many Nigerians have condemned the action.
Reacting, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate arrest of the music star.
Speaking on the incident, Okoye took to Twitter on Sunday and condemned the action as he pleaded with the security agency to handle the case with utmost mercy.
Okoye tweeted, “Dear @PoliceNG, What Seun did was wrong! Please temper justice with mercy!”