Sauti Sol have issued a statement regarding to their signee on ‘Sol Generation’ record label Nviiri the story Teller.
Nviiri was allegedly accused by his girlfriend Elodie of being abusive leading to their breakup.
This was revealed through her Insta stories, with Elodie consistently highlighting issues involving her mental health and breaking up with Nviiri.
Taking to Instagram stories, Elodie said,
“Physical, mental, verbal and emotional abuse towards women is unacceptable. I want to make it clear that I am not dating Nviiri. We just met in Coast but the reason I left him is the same reason that has come up as we are ‘respectful friends’.”
Two days later, Elodie Zone retracted her claims and said her post was fuelled by tension and an afternoon of a few drinks.
“Nviiri and I came to coast with our friends to unwind, relax and make peace with each other. Neither one of us thought it would be blown out of proportion the way it has been.”
In a recorded phone interview with a certain radio station, Nviiri said they have not broken up and that they are still dating and posting each other on Instagram.
“Don’t let small fights alarm you. Usifanye niweke picha yangu na yake saa hii niwakasirishe.”
Well, Sol Generation through an official statement on their social media platforms said they do not tolerate any form of mental, physical and emotional abuse.
“Over the past 48 hours,we have been working frantically to understand these events. The sensitivity of this matter should not be understated ans such we have been treating this matter with the utmost privacy and humanity.
As his label, we have been actively created an environment to enhance Nviiri’s mental wareness as part of our D.O.P.E culture. The same will continue in future. The journey of mental wellness is a marathon not a sprint.
Thus said, as both parties arrive back into the city, we will have a life and mental wellness sessions waiting for them with a specialist in the field.”
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