Nigerian rapper, Ruggedman has disclosed that he’s not chargeable for Naira Marley’s arrest after it was speculated that he might have a hand within the present ordeal of the up and coming rapper.
The veteran rapper and Naira Marley had had a face-off on the web earlier than the latter was apprehended by operative of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC.
In response to Ruggedman, Naira Marley glorified fraud on a public platform the place all safety businesses have entry to and he’s stunned Nigerians are blaming him for the arrest.
Learn his assertion under:
My fellow Nigerians and the Distinguished members of the Press,
I’ve learn and heard all kinds of feedback pertaining to the Naira Marley case and seen the misinformation making the rounds which is kind of unlucky to say the least.
I have no idea Naira Marley personally, the identical manner I have no idea the over 300 Nigerians I’ve gotten justice for towards police brutality. I do it as a result of it’s who I’m.
All I did was warning a younger artist, who has affect, towards making utterances about a difficulty that by international normal is taken into account against the law. I imagine correcting this was the way in which to go as an elder, however obtained insulted for this even by these being misled.
I by no means responded to Naira Marley’s invectives nor these of his followers, similar manner I’ve not responded to any of the adverse feedback from social media.
I be aware that saying I used to be “completely satisfied in a manner” about his arrest has evidently frayed some nerves and for that I apologise. It was in hope that it might function deterrent for individuals who would possibly think about the mentioned ills or have to make a u-turn. It in no way was supposed to want for his downfall. It maybe was not a good selection of phrase in hindsight. I don’t stay up for anybody’s downfall however relatively hope all of us study from the state of affairs.
I hereby state categorically that I had nothing to do together with his arrest. All of us should recall that he glorified fraud on a public platform the place safety businesses just like the Police, NDLEA and EFCC are additionally on. I’m positive they noticed his posts and captions the identical manner all of us did. I, nevertheless, was the one which cautioned him. I suppose this was what led all of the darts and arrows my manner as a literal mortal retribution to my particular person.
Regardless of the disrespect to my particular person, I obtained nothing towards him and solely longed for him to be discerning and utilise his place of affect appropriately.
Might God bless you all and sure that features these wishing me evil and threatening me. Nothing will change who I’m and I’ll maintain you all in my prayers.