Hi peeps

I was recently given an old works phone which was used by an old manager, he had set up iCloud on it, and I have been in touch with him, he gave me the details but when i put them in it says the account has been suspended and to contact apple for assistance, would I be ok contacting them as it's not my iCloud account? and I dont want to keep hassling the guy whos phone it was as a manager.

TBH this is an absolute stupid feature on a phone if it can't be removed.

It has iOS 7.0.4 on the phone.

The phone only displayed this once it was hard rest

Any help appreciated