Published on: September 22, 2021

“I have once been a victim of police brutality” – Wizkid opens up

Nigerian musician, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, best known as Wizkid has opened up on his experience with Police brutality in Nigeria.


This is coming following the nationwide #EndSARs protest in Nigeria some weeks ago with which the singer was actively involved.

In an interview with Capital Xtra’s ‘The Norte Show,’ Wizkid noted that he has been a victim of police brutality himself.

He said,

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“Police brutality is a serious situation back home in Nigeria. It has been 60 years of political injustice, nepotism, madness and corruption at the highest level.

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It is sad that my son is about to be 10 years old and Nigeria is still going through all these madness. If I didn’t speak up or use my voice, then I would be a coward. I will continue to speak about things that affect people in their daily lives.

I had been a victim of police brutality before I became popular and I know it still goes on. That needs to end. We deserve good governance in Nigeria.”


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