“I owe you my freedom and my sanity” Seun Kuti breaks silence following release from police custody


Afrobeats singer, Seun Kuti has broken his silence after being released from police custody, where he had been held for over a week.

Seun Kuti’s release on bail from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, was confirmed by his attorney, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, SAN, in a telephone interview with Punch.

He stated, “Yes, Seun Kuti was released minutes ago.”

Following his release, the singer took to his Instagram page to express his gratitude and appreciation to his wife, family, and lawyers for their support. He acknowledged that he owed his freedom and sanity to them.

In an appreciation post, Seun Kuti wrote, “I want to say a profound thanks to everyone who showed me all this love. All my friends that showed up! Thanks most especially to my beautiful wife.”

In another post, he specifically expressed his gratitude to his legal team, “Last but not least. The Legal team. Uncle Femi Falana (SAN), Uncle Olumide Fisika (SAN), Uncle Kayode Adegoke (SAN), and Barrister Ogunlana. Ade Ademiluyi. And everyone on the team. I owe u my freedom and my Sanity. Let’s go!!”.