Neme Briella, the lady who was approached by Grammy award musician, Burna Boy at Cubana night club in Lagos state has spoken about the shootout for the first time.
In her narration on the social media platform, Instagram on Sunday, June 19, the United Kingdom-based Nigerian lady recounted how she denied Burna Boy’s advances at the night club, resulting in her partner and his friend getting shot.
According to Neme, her partner, her best friend and husband came to Nigeria from America and London for a childhood friend’s wedding.
After the wedding, they went to Cubana Lagos night club to celebrate the newlyweds on June 8, 2022.
They were having fun in the VIP area of the club when she said a man approached her to talk to her on behalf of Burna Boy.
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She said she told the man to inform Burna that she is married and not interested in the singer.
The man returned a second time and she gave him the same answer.
When he came the third time, insisting Burna wants to meet her, the group with Briella flared up at Burna’s friend and this led to a verbal confrontation.
The verbal confrontation degenerated into a physical fight and Cubana security stepped in to stop the fight.
She said one of her friends tried to get Burna to talk to his boys but he just laughed and left the club with his security.
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She added that Burna Boy’s friends were also shooting at people attempting to leave the club and “they were out to kill and didn’t care who got hit.”
Read her opening statement below;
The lady revealed in her thread that her partner and his friend required emergency surgeries in Nigeria due to the heinous incident at the club.
She stated that she went to Cubana Club located on Victoria Island around 3 am. At was while she was in the VIP’s lounge that the nefarious incident unravelled.
Here is how the incident played out;
She revealed that her negative response degenerated into a fight which eventually escalated into a shootout.
Continue reading her expository below.
She added that as Burna’s friends were returning to their seats, another fight broke out and security intervened again.
However, Briella said Burna’s friends started shooting.
She mentioned in the thread that this led to chaos and she couldn’t find her partner and best friend.
Amid the pandemonium, she said one of Burna’s friends lifted her and threw her “so hard on the floor” hurting her left shoulder.
Neme did not stop there, she went on to explain that when she finally got to a place she thought was safe, the man who initially approached her on behalf of Burna saw her and told her, “you’re the one that was doing shakara, abi?”
She said he then reached into his pants to get something resembling a gun but her friends came to her rescue.
Unfortunately, she later discovered her partner had been grazed in the head with a bullet and his friend was shot in the thigh.
Speaking further, she mentioned that Cubana club owner, Obi Cubana has reached out to her and other victims
She explained that the incident left her traumatized and after seeing Burna Boy’s response, she’s been feeling worse.
Burna Boy gave a vague response after the shooting was reported.
He tweeted: “Nigerian social media can say Burna Boy started Boko Haram, e no go shock me.”
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