Socialite Obi Cubana has finally broken his silence on the shooting of a married man and his friend at his club by singer Burna Boy’s escorts.
Lagos State Police Commissioner’s Special Squad detained five policemen attached to Burna Boy for attempted murder after they shot two clubbers Lawrence Irebami, the husband of the woman Burna Boy allegedly made sexual advances to and another identified simply as Tolu, at Club Cubana in Lagos on June 8.
Police sources said the singer allegedly fled the country immediately after the incident to avoid questioning, adding: “Already, five police escorts attached to the singer have since been arrested and are being detained at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja.”
Addressing the matter in an Instagram post on Monday, Obi Cubana wrote: “As Regards the issues making rounds the social media, we at Cubana Group have given all information at our disposal to the legal authorities.
“However, we wholeheartedly sympathise with any/all those who may have been impacted by this. Myself (sic) and our group would never compromise standards, as we have confidence in the authorities to handle all. Best Regards.”
Breaking her silence in an Instagram post on Sunday, Lawerence’s wife, identified as Briella, stated that she is still traumatised over the event and her husband and his best friend are still healing from the wounds inflicted on them.
Addressing the matter in a Twitter post on Wednesday, June 15, Burna Boy pointed out that he was not shocked about the reports linking him to the incident.
“The Nigerian social media can say Burna Boy started Boko haram, e no go shock me,” he tweeted.