Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel, has denied reports that he was arrested in Côte d’Ivoire for failing to perform at a paid event.
In a statement posted on his Instagram account, the artist clarified that his agent had signed a contract with a "no money, no performance" clause, and that he had travelled to perform without getting paid. He also stated that he had performed many shows in Côte d’Ivoire in the past and had never had any problems.
Kizz Daniel also called on his fans and supporters to disregard any false information they may have read about the incident.
His words: “The agent signed my contract which states “no money no performance”
“I agreed to fly in regardless, after so many appeal and of cuz excuses on bank transfer delay with the promise of receiving the money upon arrival in Abidjan.
“Till now no payment, not even the alleged amount mentioned I still chose to support CAF and went ahead to the venue to perform without payment, but unfortunately my 3 min performance slot was up.
“My team were assaulted back stage and i decided to take my leave.
“I am not arrested by CAF OR DETAINED WHATSOEVER .I AM FINE AND HEADING TO LONDON FOR MY SHOW NOV 12, OVO ARENA, WEMBLEY.”