Nigeria’s Afro-beat legend, Femi Kuti, has disclosed that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as soon as invited him to hitch the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Femi Kuti, as he’s popularly referred to as, nonetheless, stated he declined Osinbajo’s request.
In a sequence of tweets, Femi Kuti stated he declined Osinbajo’s request as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari had jailed his father, Fela Kuti when he was a navy Head of State.
The legendary singer disclosed this whereas explaining that he refused to participate within the Occupy Nigeria protest in 2012 in opposition to the then administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan as a result of he doesn’t consider that each PDP and APC have good intention for Nigeria.
“I wish to state for readability and posterity my position within the Ojota protest. I used to be invited for what I and plenty of believed was a real trigger relating to the price of gasoline.
“As quickly as I came upon it was politically motivated I pulled out. I obtained a variety of backlash on the time however stood my floor. For the file, I’ve NEVER and can NEVER affiliate with any political celebration that I don’t really feel has the real curiosity of the individuals of Nigeria at coronary heart.
“Even when the VP approached me to hitch APC, I blatantly refused as I additionally refused to hitch PDP or another political celebration.
“Sure, VP Prof. Osinbanjo. And I refused as I’ve refused each invitation so far to hitch any political celebration.
“First, my most important cause was president Buhari jailing my father within the 80s. Second, I didn’t consider any of the 2 main political events had/have the real curiosity of the Nigerian individuals at coronary heart.”