BNXN, the singer formerly called Buju, has finally reacted to his clash with some police officers in Lagos.

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On Wednesday, a video of the musician confronting policemen who blocked his car on the road surfaced online.

The ‘Outside’ crooner had also shared a cryptic post which read: “spat on a police officer’s face and it felt so good.”

His comment elicited a wave of criticism on social media.

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Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos police spokesperson, had also said the singer “must surely answer for his alleged assault on a police officer”.

But in a series of posts via his Twitter page on Thursday, BNXN claimed his now-controversial post was simply an “idiomatic expression” which should not be taken seriously.

The 25-year-old said his confrontation with police officers was because they allegedly assaulted him.

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BNXN also said his action does not in any way support violence or abuse against the police.

“My since deleted tweet stating that I spat in a police officers face was an idiomatic expression to say I disrespected a police officer to his face and not the literal way people may have taken it on social media. I do not support violence or abuse against the police in any form,” he wrote.

“Yesterday, I was in a life threatening situation which caused me to lash out due to the physical assault on me by some policemen who have now been brought to book.

“However, I just want to focus on what’s important to me, my music. Thank you for all the love and concern.

“I stood on my right as a responsible Nigerian, despite the violence against my person and I do not want my deleted tweet to be taken seriously. I appreciate the swift intervention of some reputable police officers on this matter too. Love.”

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