The President of the Sierra Leone DJs Union (SLeDU) , Samuel Leverse popularly known as DJ Lawva has released an immediate statement calling for calm among their membership following the arbitrary arrest and detention of the Union’s Secretary-General Ibrahim Koroma, aka Prezzo Koroma, alongside other entertainers during the Afternoon hours of Wednesday 15 June 2022 in Freetown. Koroma was reportedly arrested by the police while they were seeking reasons or details behind the detention of popular rapper Boss LA and others. It was further reported that Prezzo was arrested at the court premises together with Boss LA’s brother Rappish, sister, and music friend Rahim. Details about their arrests are not clear.
From this background, the SLeDU President has released a statement for one of his affected executive members in the spate of arrests:
“As President of the Sierra Leone Djs Union, I just learned that our Secretary-General of the union Ibrahim Koromo (PREZZO KOROMA) has been detained by Police.”
“Details of his detention are unclear and for that reason, I have instructed the media team and few executive members to get a clear understanding of his detention.”
“Whiles we as a Union for clarification, we would like to inform our membership at large to stay calm whiles we get first-hand information with regards to his detention.”
“In not too long our Media Team will issue a press statement on behalf of the union upon our investigation of his (Ibrahim Koroma – Prezzo Koroma) detention.”
“Meanwhile we call the general public to pay keen attention to unfolding stories but yet wait for official confirmed sources before making assertions on the issue at hand