Burna Boy‘s record label Spaceship Entertainment has released an official statement concerning the robbery incident involving Mr 2Kay.
Lagos State Police Acting Commissioner Edgal Imohimi had on Monday released a statement saying the singer has been invited concerning the robbery.
Abiye Jumbo, aka Mr 2Kay, was robbed at gunpoint in his hotel room at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, after his performance at the “Buckwyld N Breathless” concert.
Imohimi said the suspects apprehended and paraded, including a Joel Kantiok, who was said to be Burna Boy’s road manager, claimed he (Burna Boy) had hired them to “teach Mr 2Kay a lesson”.
However, in the statement released by the record label, they said Burna Boy has honored the police invitation, and is cooperating with them the best he can.
Read the full statement below:
“We use this medium to categorically state that Burna Boy, is not in any way involved with the robbery and beating up of Grafton Records’ Artiste, Mr. 2Kay on the 22nd of October, 2017.
The first and only invitation Burna Boy has ever received from the police was issued yesterday Nov 20th, 2017. This invitation was honored yesterday Nov 20th, 2017 and it has been made clear that he is happy to cooperate with the police as best as he can.
It is pertinent to note that he was never served an arrest warrant nor has he been declared wanted.
We are confident that the Nigerian police will deal with this fairly and professionally.”
— Burna Boy (@burnaboy) November 21, 2017