Lead singer of the Positive Force band, Femi Kuti says he can’t support Osinbajo’s government because of his father’s beliefs. The Afrobeat singer mad
Lead singer of the Positive Force band, Femi Kuti says he can’t support Osinbajo’s government because of his father’s beliefs. The Afrobeat singer made this statement on Sunday night at Felabration, an annual musical event to celebrate the memory of his father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Attended by dignitaries which included Ituah Ighodalo, senior pastor at Trinity House, fans were entertained by artistes such as Davido, Timaya, Ycee, Reminisce, Pasuma, Reekado Banks, Tuface, Femi Kuti, Made and Simi.
Femi Kuti told his fans during one of the nights at the week long Felabrations that the vice president visited him at home.
“Vice President Osinbajo came to me, to my house for support, he’s standing here and I am saying this here, but I told him I can’t support because of my father and he understands but he’s my friend, so he understands. He said he wanted to come to the shrine to see what everybody is saying about Shrine and I am happy that he came and saw that we are not crazy here. He said he didn’t know this place was this big,” he told the crowd in attendance.
During his tenure as military head of state, President Muhammadu Buhari had sentenced Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Femi’s father, to jail for five years. He was found guilty of illegally attempting to export £1,600 in foreign currency, money that Fela said he had earned abroad.