BNXN Denies Spitting In Policeman’s Face, Claims Assault

Popular Singer, BNXN, formerly known as Buju, has denied actually spitting in the face of a policeman during an altercation in Lagos on Wednesday.

A viral video of the singer’s encounter with police had gone viral on social media and he later come online to say that he spat in the face of police in now deleted tweet.

Making a U-turn on Thursday, the singer said the phrase was used in it idiomatic sense not literally.

He tweeted, “My since deleted tweet stating that I spat in a police officers face was an idiomatic expression to say I disrespected a police officer to his face and not the literal way people may have taken it on social media. I do not support violence or abuse against the police in any form.

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“Yesterday, I was in a life threatening situation which caused me to lash out due to the physical assault on me by some policemen who have now been brought to book. I stood on my right as a responsible Nigerian, despite the violence against my person and I do not want my deleted tweet to be taken seriously.”

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