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Seun Kuti Reacts To Plans To Shutdown Afrika Shrine Over #EndSARS Meeting

Seun Kuti Reacts To Plans To Shutdown Afrika Shrine Over #EndSARS Meeting | Photo: Guardian Life

In a post on Instagram on Monday, Seun Kuti, a Nigerian musician, posted a letter sent to him requesting he halts the meeting tagged: Endsars Movement: Lessons and Tasks.

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He wrote:

So yesterday the government called my eldest sister @yeniakuti and threatened to close the shrine if I hold my event there tmr and also sent a letter to back it up. I respect my families decision not to hold the event as is but I will still go ahead with all the other organizations to launch THE MOVEMENT OF THE PEOPLE tomorrow and start our political resistance to the tyranny of this oppressive regime. Slide left and you will see the flier.

This is a meeting, just a meeting of organizations and they are basically banning the right of association. Why are they afraid of the people organising? What is democratic about this act?

The last time we tried to launch the government quickly called curfew and this time they have used threat but you can’t stop the will of the people. #getthesax #liberationgeneration #wenodoagain #endoppression.

 

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Seun Kuti has been very vocal about corruption and in the protest against the brutality from the arm of police called Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, he was also very active.

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti commonly known as Seun Kuti is a Nigerian musician, singer and the youngest son of famous afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Seun leads his father’s former band Egypt 80.

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