London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has expressed unhappiness over a crash exterior a South London venue internet hosting a live performance by Nigerian Afrobeats singer, Ahmed Ololade, professionally often called Asake.

Asake was reportedly pressured to finish his sold-out efficiency on the O2 Academy Brixton on Thursday after an enormous variety of followers who didn’t have tickets tried to pressure entry to the venue.

In keeping with a Police report, eight folks had been transported to hospitals, whereas two extra who suffered fewer accidents had been attended to on the scene.

Asake, in a put up shared on his Instagram on Friday, publicly apologised to his followers and people affected by the break-in.

He wrote, “My coronary heart is with these injured final night time and brought on any type of discomfort. I pray you get properly soonest. Additionally, I’m within the strategy of reaching out to people. I nonetheless don’t have the complete transient from the venue or administration themselves as to what led to the disruption on the entrance of the Brixton Academy.”

Additionally reacting after the loss of life of one of many victims within the hospital named Rebecca Ikumelo, the Mayor in a tweet on Friday, mentioned, “I’m heartbroken by the tragic loss of life of Rebecca Ikumelo who has very sadly died following the terrible occasions on Thursday night time in Brixton.

“My ideas stay with everybody affected by this dreadful incident. It’s vital that the investigation into what occurred concludes as quickly as doable. Metropolis Corridor is in touch with venues and authorities throughout London to make sure nothing like this occurs once more.”

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