The married woman who was assaulted by Nigerian music star and Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy at the Cubana Night Club in Victoria Island, Lagos Shooting has finally opened up.
Two weeks ago, Grammy Award winning artiste, Burna Boy was in the news for the wrong reasons, after his police escorts were alleged to have shot and wounded at least two persons at the Lagos Cubana club in the early hours of Wednesday, June 8, 2022.
The assault and shooting began after a lady at the club repeatedly turned down Burna Boy’s offer to join him and his friends at the VIP section.
She took to her Instagram page and wrote; “After taking time out to heal and process the events that occurred between my partner, my best friend and her husband and Burna Boy at Cubana Lagos Night Club in Victoria Island Lagos.”
“We were visiting Nigeria from America and London for our childhood friends wedding. On the 8th of June 2022, Burna Boy and his friends opened fire at us in Cubana Night Club Lagos. My partner and his friend were shot, with both needing urgent medical care.”
“A bullet grazed my partners head and our friend was shot in the thigh, leaving him hospitalised and needing an emergency surgery in Nigeria.”
“We were still there till 3 am having fun. As the night progressed, one of Burna Boy’s friends walked to talk me, his request was for Burna Boy to talk to me.”
“On that first attempt, I told him I wasn’t interested in talking to Burna Boy and I am married to my partner.”
“He came again the second toime and was met with the same response, he came the third time and that caused a few of our friends to flare up as they asked why he kept coming to disturb me.”
“There were words bacl and forth and one of Burna Boy’s friends attacked one of our friends, and as they attacked him the situation degenerated into a fight.”
“As the first fight started the security at Cubana stepped in and were able to calm the situation, as that happened everybody was slowly going back to their section when two of Burna Boy’s friends another fight started and the security at Cubana jumped in again.”
“As the they were fighting, Burna Boy’s friends started shooting after what looked like a signal from Burna Boy. At this point the club was in chaos, everyone was screaming and trying to vacate the premises.”
“At this point I couldn’t find my partner or my best friend. I was screaming for help after being lifted and thrown so hard on floor by one of Burna Boy’s friends and I hurt my left shoulder. All our private police officers were not allowed into the club, so it was left to us to fight for our lives.”
“One of our friends @theflowolf was trying to get Burna Boy to calm the situation but he only laughed at him and proceeded to get into his car whilst being protected by his security.”
“The shootings happened twice at different times. His friends were also shooting at people trying to evacuate the club through the main entrance. They were out out to kill and didn’t care who got hit.”
“My partner’s head was blooding profusely and his friend lost so much blood he needed a donor as soon as he got to the hospital.”
“Burna Boy left Cubana Club without a scratch and flew out to Spain the next morning.”
“Obi Cubana only reached out to us 4 days after the event claiming he had no idea and would do everything to get us justice for attempted murder.”
“11 days later, there has been no CCTV footage real eased by the club or even a statement to address the incident publicly. Business has carried on as usual for him.”
“Even after leaving the club to safety outside, or at least I thought I was safe. The same man that initially approached me on behalf of Burna Boy saw me and said ‘oh you’re the one that was doing shakara abi’, then reached into his bottoms to get something resembling a gun.”
“Luckily at this point, my friends found me and pulled me away just in time. He retracted and got into a car and left.”
“To sum things up I’ve broke down everyday since then. The random flashbacks and nighmares. Especially after seeing Burna Boy response. The lack of remorse or accountability is beyond me. At least 2 people could’ve died that night.”
Meanwhile ever since the Cubana club shooting was reported, if has drawn the ire of the public as they demanded for justice for the victims, and asking the IGP to summon Burna Boy who was away in Spain for a concert.
According to the Force Police, Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, the Lagos State Police Command is in tbe middle of Investigation and has detained the police men involved in the club. shooting.
He said in his twitter account, “the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba NPM, psc(+), fdc, described 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, CP Abiodun Alabi, to carry out a thorough investigation into the matter and forward his report as urgent as possible for further action.
“There is no how the police want to have detailed investigation without interrogating Burna Boy. No way! So the level of involvement of everyone in the incident will determine his punishment or otherwise. We should not pre-empt what the report will reveal”.