Nigerian music sensation, Kizz Daniel real name Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe, has been released from police custody in Tanzania after being arrested for failing to perform at an event for which he was paid.
He was detained at the Oysterbay Police Station under tight security.
The Chairperson of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, confirmed his release on Twitter Monday night.
Ms Dabiri-Erewa tweeted,
“KD has been released . His legal team will, however, report back to the police tomorrow while he will subsequently return to Nigeria”.
The singer’s management has maintained silence since the news of his arrest went viral Monday afternoon.
The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission has released an official statement confirming the release of Kizz Daniel by the Tanzanian police.
The commission however confirmed that even though Kizz Daniel had been released his lawyers would still have to visit the Tanzanian police pending ongoing investigations.
The statement read:
As previously reported by Naijaloaded, Kizz Daniel was detained in Tanzania in the afternoon of Monday, August 8, 2022 after failing to appear at an event where he was scheduled to perform in front of a 3000-person capacity crowd.