Nigerian recording artiste, Oluwatobiloba Daniel who is better known as Kizz Daniel has been released by police operatives in Tanzania following his arrest on Monday afternoon.
The musician who was arrested over his failure to perform on stage for a scheduled concert on Sunday, August 7 enraged concertgoers due to his absence. Following his decision to be absent from the show, he was arrested on Monday.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) which revealed this on Monday evening via its Twitter handle, said, “His legal team will however report back to the police tomorrow while he will subsequently return to Nigeria.”
Kizz Daniel @KizzDaniel has been released. His legal team will however report back to the police tomorrow while he will subsequently return to Nigeria.
— Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (@nidcom_gov) August 8, 2022
The musician was arrested in the East African country and held at the Oyster Bay Police Station, Civil Police in Dar es Salaam after failing to show up for a paid performance there.
Someone was heard saying in a viral video that the artist would be punished for cancelling the concert.
As part of his Afro Classic World Tour, Kizz Daniel was slated to perform at the Warehouse, Old Nextdoor Arena in Tanzania on Sunday night.
Following his failure to show up, a video of angry fans trashing the show’s venue had trended earlier.
In fresh videos trending on Twitter, however, the singer wearing a hooded jacket was seen being led into a police vehicle.
An angry voice was saying, “You will go in for it. You’ve caused damage in this country. I warned you yesterday.”