We’re looking into Tiwa Savage’s petition against Davido – Police

The police have confirmed the receipt of the petition penned to them by Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tiwa Savage, against industry colleague, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

The Command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who announced the development on Wednesday, disclosed that investigation into the petition has begun.

”I can confirm that we received the petition. We have begun an investigation,” he said.

Savage in the petition dated Jan. 9, addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Adegoke Fayoade, accused Davido of denigrating her and hurling invectives at her because of a post which included herself and the singer’s Baby mama, Sophia Momodu’s Instagram story.

The singer didn’t was shocked that Davido would resort to threats and intimidation, reminding him of how she had always been there for his family, especially when he lost his son.

She disclosed that she later received calls from mutual associates seeking to know what she did to upset Davido and also questioning her relationship with Sophia.

The petition read in part, “I am writing to bring to your attention a distressing situation involving myself, and Adeleke.

“On Dec. 23, I made a post which included myself and Sophia Momodu’s Instagram Story- a feature on Instagram which allows you to put up a post for twenty-four hours, and Adeleke sent messages to my manager who’s also part of his management team that I shouldn’t worry and should never say a word to him and that I was taunting him, uttering very disrespectful, malicious and derogatory words to my person.

“I responded to Mr David Adeleke’s message and told him not to reach out to me, especially as I feel like I have been there for him and his daughter, Imade, and more importantly when he lost his son.”

Savage further said that the actions of Davido were unethical and can be viewed as a direct threat to her rights to life, privacy and dignity as guaranteed in Chapter 4 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended),

According to her, this is beginning to feel like some form of online and offline harassment not just to me but also members of my team.

“The actions of Mr David Adeleke are unethical and can be viewed as a direct threat to my rights to life, privacy and dignity of my person as guaranteed in Chapter 4 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended),

“And are also in contravention of Section 24(2)(a) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Act, 2015.

“I, therefore, would like to make this complaint, and to state that in the event that anything untoward or harmful were to happen to me or any member of my family, I will like the members of the Nigerian Police Force to hold Mr David Adeleke responsible.

“I am available to answer any questions or provide any additional information regarding this matter,” she said. (NAN)

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