Davido 10 things to take away from singer's statement on Tagbo

We take a look at 10 things to take away from the press statement released by his lawyers.

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Davido has finally released a statement on the death of his friend, Tagbo.

The statement was released via his lawyers who came out to with a press statement debunking rumours of Davido's complicity in the death of Tagbo.

Davido and Tagbo play

Davido and Tagbo

(Daily Post )

 

We take a look at 10 things to take away from the press statement released by his lawyers.

1. Davido claims he was never arrested as published by the media but rather made himself available to assist the police in its investigation and was allowed to leave when they were satisfied.

2. According to the release, the footage of the CCTV indicates the chains of events leading to the death of Tagbo Umeike, thereby absolving Davido of any wrongdoing.

 

3. The statement also indicates that after a closed door meeting with the family of Tagbo, Davido, Tagbo's lover, Caroline Danjuma and the Acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Davido was not found guilty of any crime.

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4. The statement also makes it clear that Davido did not authorize anybody to dump the body of the late Tagbo Umeike anywhere and also there was no time that the late Tagbo entered Davido's car.

At the Davido X Orange Culture Capsule Collection at Selfridges play

At the Davido X Orange Culture Capsule Collection at Selfridges

(Style House Files)

 

5. The statement also indicates that Davido arrived the "Shisha room" with his friends to celebrate a friend's birthday in his own car and Tagbo came to the venue in his own car.

6. According to the statement after the drinks and celebration, as Davido prepared to leave, he tried to get Tagbo into his car because he was drunk and falling on the people around him as shown in the CCTV footage, but he declined the offer.

Davido accepts an award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles in 2014 play

Davido accepts an award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles in 2014

(GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File)

 

7. The statement also highlights that Davido then left the "Shisha room" while the late Tagbo went back into the club with the same people who were with Davido before he left the scene.

8. After leaving the "Shisha room" the statement also says Davido honoured an invitation to visit Oniru beach where he subsequently left for DNA nightclub, where he got the sad news of the passing away of Tagbo.

9. The statement clearly indicates that Davido wasn't present when Tagbo was pronounced dead.

Imohimi Edgal has explained that there is an investigation on the death of Davido's friend play

Imohimi Edgal has explained that there is an investigation on the death of Davido's friend

(Style House Files)

 

10. Finally, the report highlights that the only reason Davido's escort car was used to take Tagbo to the hospital was that they knew Tagbo to be Davido's friend and were only acting on human emotions.

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