Burna Boy: New twist as victim reveals he and friends were shot by singer’s crew members not police orderlies (Photos, Video)

Burna Boy: New twist as victim reveals he and friends were shot by singer’s crew members not police orderlies (Photos, Video)

One of the victims of the gunshot incidence that took place at Cubana night Club, Victoria Island, Lagos on June 7 and 8, has shed more light on what

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One of the victims of the gunshot incidence that took place at Cubana night Club, Victoria Island, Lagos on June 7 and 8, has shed more light on what actually transpired between him, his friends and Grammy Award winning singer, Damini Ogulu otherwise known as Burna Boy.
IvoryNG had reported that Burna Boy had caused a commotion that left at least two people almost killed at the nightclub.
According to a police report filed from a police outpost in Victoria Island, Burna Boy abused his influence when he used his police orderlies to intimidate other fun seekers at the club.
The officers had been used by Burna Boy to stoke fracas at the nightclub after he made passes at a married woman who was with her husband.
Her husband immediately resisted Burna Boy’s attempt to humiliate him, leading to chaos. The couple had only recently got married, the report said.
Burna Boy reportedly cheered as his police guards assailed the husband and fired initial shots into the air. Subsequent shots hit the husband and one of his friends, the report said.
Thereafter, Burna Boy fled the scene.
This incident provoked the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba who called for the arrest of the five policemen that were at the scene on the day of the shooting.
However, according to Papermarche online, there now seems to be a new angle to the incident. It turns out that it was the crew members of Burna Boy that shot the victims and not the singer’s police orderlies.
This is according to Lawrence, a friend to the husband of the woman at the center of the brouhaha. Earlier reports had alluded that Lawrence was the woman’s husband.
In an interview with the online platform, the 27-year-old cyber security analyst and resident of the United States, gave details of how he was shot including other graphic evidences.
What happened on the day of the incident?
On the day of the incident which was on Wednesday morning around 3am, I went to Cubana club with some of my friends. We were there for a couple of hours celebrating one of us that came back home for a wedding, we were about twenty at the club and we were having a nice time at the VIP section.  We were laughing, drinking and having a good time.
Initially Davido came in and sat directly opposite our table, he stayed for about 15 minutes and left.
About 5 minutes later Burna Boy and his crew members came in. We were still there, having fun, most of us came from the United States and the  United Kingdom, so were just enjoying ourselves there.

As the night progressed, one of Burna Boy’s crew members walked to our table and came to talk to my friend’s wife. At first attempt, she told him she

wasn’t interested in talking to Burna Boy and that she is married with her husband there. His request was for Burna Boy to talk to her.
The crew member came again the second time 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 a married woman.
There was an exchange of words between both parties (us and Burna Boy’s crew members) and one of Burna Boy’s crew member attacked one of our friends, and as they attacked him the situation degenerated to a fight and it became a free for all.
 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 and I was trying to look for my pendant that fell during the fight.
While doing that, two of his crew members came and started pushing me, I pushed back and another fight started and the security at Cubana jumped in again, but at that time, it could not be contained.
As you know, the VIP section at Cubana is in the middle, so the fight broke out from there and spread to the other parts of the club. There was fighting outside too.
Wihile we were fighting, that was when I heard the first shot inside the club. The person that pulled the trigger was one of Burna Boy’s crew members and not the police.
As I heard the first shot I smelt the gunpowder and I started running towards the exit. Then I heard the second gunshot, then the crew members tried to attack me on my way out and then I got hit by a bullet and I fell down.
I was able to pull myself up and ran towards the exit, but one of them came to punch me in the face. You can see the scar here but I was still able to evade them. There were still shots being fired, my friends were outside already and they were shooting outside as well. I can identify a few of those shooting through the pictures.
I realised I was shot and the bullet went through my inner thigh to the other thigh. As I was holding my thigh, three of Burna Boy’s guys pounced on me, but luckily I was able to also evade them and then I saw one of my friends who had already ran into his car. I told him I was shot. He pulled me into the car and we were able to navigate through the confusion.
My other friend told me that he was in the VIP section and the bullet grazed him in the head and he escaped as well. One of our friends who went back to search for our missing items was badly beaten.
I was taken to the Naval hospital. Luckily for us. a police officer was following us, he was the one that told them I was shot at the club and that was how I was taken in, given first aid and blood and I later became stabilised.
How many of your friends were shot?
Two of us were hit. I and the guy whose wife they were trying to talk to, but there was sporadic gunshots.
The story was that the shots were fired by Burna Boy’s police escorts. Did you see any policeman shooting at the club?
I didn’t see any policemen. When Burna Boy and his crew came in, they didn’t come with any policemen because armed policemen are not allowed into the club.
Where was Burna Boy during the whole incident?
He was sitting down at the VIP section, and after they started shooting he left and probably went to his car.
Since the incident has he reached out to you?
Somebody from their team called my older brother to try and have a discussion. They’ve also reached out to different third parties. The person that was trying to talk to us called himself Simon.
There was a story which stated that Burna Boy was laughing during the fight?
Yes. He was sitting down laughing during the altercation. He was sitting down there because he was the one that asked them to call my friend’s wife and his boy made it very clear that he was the one that wanted to talk to her.
Can you identify those the shooters?
Yes, I can identify about three of them. Two of them had dreadlocks. The bullet went through my left pocket, hit my phone and went through my inner thigh. I had surgeries where they removed pellets from different parts of my body, it was actually my private parts that was shot, but right now I think I’m about 90 percent ok, though I still have some doctor’s appointments.
How did the police handle the matter?
We’ve had different reports. The police said they are still investigating. But the story that we were shot by the police isn’t correct, we were shot by Burna Boy’s crew members. We also made it clear to the Commissioner of Police in Lagos and provided evidence and pictures.
Did you see any one of your attackers holding a gun?
Yes,  I saw one of them brought out a gun during the fight.
Was it a pistol?
No, it was like a small shot gun
What do you want from this?
To be honest I want justice for the situation that happened to me and I also don’t want this to happen to anyone again. My wife also witnessed all the fight and ran under the car, she also came from the US and this was her first time here.
Lawrence’s shot thigh 
His shattered phone 

A scene from the club shortly before the shooting incidence