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Femi Kuti’s Bassist Absconds 20 Minutes Before US Concert

A member of Femi Kuti’s Positive Force band has absconded in the United States where the band is currently on tour.

Andrew Aghedo, a bassist, reportedly ditched the band twenty minutes before a performance on Sunday.

Andrew Aghedo absconded twenty minutes before his band was billed to perform. Photo: Instagram / Femi Kuti

Although his absence nearly marred the show held at the Central Park, New York, Kuti said other members of the group salvaged the situation.

“My bassist Aghedo Andrew nearly ruined my concert yesterday in New York,” Femi Kuti said in an Instagram post on Monday.

“He disappeared (absconded) 20mins before show time. I want to thank the rest of the band for standing strong and giving one of the best shows of the tour.”

The band is currently on “One People, One World” global tour which is aimed at promoting his latest of the same title.

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