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Asake ‘devastated’ as O2 incident claims one life

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Throughout his sold-out present on December 15, on the O2 Academy Brixton, the singer was compelled to cancel his present halfway by way of as many followers who did not have tickets tried to forcefully acquire entry to the present.

It was reported that eight individuals had been taken to the hospital, with 4 in a crucial situation, after the crush on the occasion in London.

Earlier as we speak, December 27, 2022, the singer launched a press release asserting the unlucky passing of one of many injured individuals, Ikumelo.

The Metropolitan Police mentioned Ikumelo, from Newham, east London, died in hospital in morning of the identical day.

In Asake’s statement, he expressed his condolences to her household and wrote that he had been in contact with them.

“I’m devastated by the information that Rebecca Ikumelo who was in a crucial situation since Thursday has sadly handed away, My sincerest condolences to her family members presently. Allow us to please maintain her household in our prayers. I’ve spoken to them and can proceed to take action,” he wrote.

He continued: “I’m overwhelmed with grief and will by no means have imagined something like this taking place. My staff and I are nonetheless awaiting the complete debrief again from the Venue administration and the Police to find out what precisely led to all of the disruption brought about and finally to Rebecca’s passing.”

As of as we speak, studies state that two extra girls, ages 21 and 23, are at the moment combating for his or her lives after the group crush.

The police are at the moment investigating the incident and Asake urged anybody with related info referring to the incident to contact the Metropolitan Police.

The present, which was deserted midway by way of, was the third of three sold-out exhibits the Nigerian singer had carried out in Brixton.

Pulse’s sincerest condolences are with the household of the deceased.