I Didn’t Hit Her and Runaway, I Drove Off When 4 Boys Approached My Car: Timaya Releases Apology Statement
- Nigerian music star, Timaya has finally given his own account of the hit and run allegation involving him and a lady
- The singer went on Instagram live to clear the air about the issue as he stated that he left the scene when 4 guys were aggressively approaching his vehicle
- The Egberi Papa also noted that he was not arrested over the issue and apologised to the lady in a lengthy press statement to give his own account of the entire situation
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Singer Timaya has finally spoken about the hit and run allegation levelled against him.
The singer went on Instagram live to narrate how the incident happened as he claimed the lady involved said he hit her car and while they were in the middle of the interaction, other people joined them.
Timaya said he had to leave the scene and drive off when four guys aggressively approached him and the lady held his side mirror and fell off when he moved his vehicle.
He further stated that he was not arrested over the incident and only went to the police station to give a statement about it.
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Watch his live video below:
Timaya apologises, releases statement
The singer further released a full statement to apologise to the lady and her family as he narrated how he and his team handled the situation.
He also faulted how the media protrayed the news as hit and run.
Read the full statement below:
Nigerians react to Timaya's statement on hit and run allegation
Nigerians have reacted differently to Timaya's account about the situation.
Legit.ng captured some of the comments, read below
"I didn't read all of that but you're forgiven just don't do it again.:
"Even if. Just be remorseful. That’s my take."
"Plantain boy is deeply sorry for what he did as it was true that he hit a lady and ran away but he ran to avoid been mobbed bcos he saw some guys coming,wo emafejopami it's so cold outside."
"He doesn’t even feel remorse for the babe that is hospitalized."
"No sentiment. I believe him. He ran for his life. Everyone wan blow with these celebrities."
Lady calls out Timaya for hitting her sister and running away
Legit.ng previously reported that Timaya was called out on social media by a lady for refusing to take responsibility after hitting her sister with his car.
The lady shared photos and a video of her sister writhing in pain on hospital bed as she revealed that he also damaged her car in the process.
The aggrieved lady also noted that she tried to contact the singer on Instagram and via his number but he blocked her.