Founder of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore called out Burna Boy, Afro-pop sensation in a tweet to join the October 1st protest being that he is often compared with the late legendary afro-beat musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti has not led any revolutionary act like Fela.
However, the afro-beat musician turned down his request saying humans are funny and all politicians are the same and he trusts no one.
He replied in a tweet saying:
“Everybody is a Fela fan and supporter now that he is dead. Humans are so Funny, You politicians are ALL the same (especially in Nigeria) and Frankly, I don’t trust any of you.”
See Burna’s response via twitter below:
However, Sowore in a response said:
“I am not just one of the persons who you could describe as “Fela’s fan after he died,” I am a member of Fela’s household, ask @RealSeunKuti , as a student’s leader in the 90s I met and hung out with Abami Eda at home and the African shrine! If you want to be Fela be Fela.”