Nigerian afrobeats singer, Burna Boy has apologized after being called out for saying that the killings in Oyigbo were perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen.

Burna Boy on October 23, raised alarm alerting the Rivers State governor that people in Oyigbo and Obigbo were under attack by Fulani herdsmen.

See his tweet below;


Sequel to the above, Burna Boy was called out by a Twitter user, who accused him of “hypocrisy born out of bigotry and rancor”.

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When his attention was brought to it, Burna Boy apologized for his insensitive tweets, revealing he was in a dark place as a result of ongoing crisis in the country.

Responding, he tweeted;

“This is from the bottom of my soul. I did not mean any harm by what I said. 

I sincerely apologise for coming across that way. I’m already in a dark place inside. 

You are my Brother and I LOVE YOU. Please don’t be offended. 

We are all hurt, angry, afraid and confused right now.”

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