Falz breaks silence over alleged assault at polling unit

It has been reported that the Nigerian artist, Folarin Falana, who is popularly known by his stage name Falz, was assaulted at his polling unit during the 2023 elections.


Thugs reportedly attacked the singer and other voters in Ikate, Lagos, with Falz allegedly losing his phone as a result. Reports had it that the unknown individuals destroyed and scattered the ballot papers.

A social media personality Pamilerin had claimed that Falz was assaulted, and his phone went missing following an attack by thugs at his polling unit.

In a now-deleted tweet, he wrote: “FALZ and other voters have just been attacked and his phone has been stolen at Ikate Lekki. The ballot papers are being torn apart and scattered by the area boys there, they saw the support for Labour Party and couldn’t take it!! Emergency services needed right away!!! Update: Voters that live close by have gone back into their homes for safety, they are still seizing people’s phones.”

In a follow-up post, the singer confirmed his safety and repossession of his phone in an Instagram story post via his official page.

“Thanks to everyone checking. I’m fine. Got my phone back as well! Still waiting to vote,” he noted.

2023 Elections: Falz breaks silence over alleged assault at polling unit

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