Nigerian singer, Oritsefemi has been accused of endorsing police brutality after she used a victim’s video in his new music video.
A woman was recently flogged by some police officers in Osun State for allegedly violating the lockdown orders. The case went viral on social media, the police men were condemned and dismissed.
The singer whose song centered on the Coronavirus pandemic, used the video of the lady being flogged in his music video.
Reacting to this; Political analyst and activist, @YemieFash called out Oritsefemi on social media. He revealed he reached out to Oritsefemi through a friend but he was only “bragging unintelligently.” He also stated that they will initiate legal actions against him.
“Do you remember the viral video of a lady that was flogged by some rogue @PoliceNG men in Iwo, Osun state? @oritsefemi used the same video in his new music video justifying the actions of the policemen who have since been dismissed. Some of your celebrities are very insensitive
“Kindly note that I reached out to @oritsefemi through a friend yesterday after the lady in the viral video, @fabhally called my attention to the situation and dude was bragging unintelligently. We will initiate legal actions against him.”
The lady in the video identified as Tola Azeez also tweeted;
“Yes very very insensitive. I even tried to reach out. He called my bluff. How does he think I feel?
“I also tried reaching out via his Instagram and email. No reply, nothing, how does he think I feel I ask again. How does he want my children to feel? He clearly was justifying what happened to me. No human or even animals should be subjected to that kind of brutality.”
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