The trial of afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti, was stalled at the Yaba Magistrate court in Lagos state this morning May 23, following the absence of Magistrate Adeola Olatubosun. No reason was given for the absence of Magistrate Adeola Olatubosun who has been presiding over the case.
Kuti was brought to the magistrates’ court but upon learning of the absence of the magistrate, he was immediately taken to the police station at Panti. The case has been adjourned till Wednesday, May 24.
Recall that last week, the police approached the court for an extension of its order to remand Seun till Tuesday, May 23.
Seun is being tried after a video of him assaulting a police officer on Third mainland bridge surfaced online.
In other News, Famous Afrobeat musician David Adeleke,
popularly known as Davido, has revealed that he landed his first endorsement deal worth millions of naira at the age of 17.
The ‘Timeless’ hitmaker stated this during a recent interview while speaking on his career progression over the years.
He stated that N20m was a lot of money for him at the time as he had only two successful songs making the airwaves. He added that the experience opened his eyes to the immense financial possibilities within the music industry.
Following the offer, the 30-year-old singer finally developed the confidence to pitch his music career to his dad, who bought into his vision and built a studio for him.