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Seun Kuti speaks on Oba of Lagos saga

07 April 2015, 15:17

Lagos - Afrobeat act Seun Kuti acknowledges that the Oba of Lagos was wrong for making an alleged anti-Igbo statement.

The son of  the Afrobeat king had earlier  on Facebook jumped to the defense  of the  Oba of Lagos Rilwan Akiolu, when it was first reported that the supreme monarch in Lagos made an anti-Igbo statement with regards to the governorship  election.

"Who are these people lying against the throne of Lagos? I am sure the Oba of Lagos didn’t say those words cos if he did his days on the throne are numbered. For he is a father to all children and a host to all guests! “I don’t have to wait for that to be refuted I can already see it’s the usual PDP dirty politics" he wrote on his Facebook fan page.

When the audio recording of the Oba of Lagos making the alleged statement about  Igbo people surfaced online on Monday,Seun Kuti clarified his earlier statement.

Also read:Seun Kuti congratulates Bola Tinubu but not Buhari?

"No one has the right to threaten anyone over votes. I'm expecting the Oba of Lagos to clarify this recording because that seat isn't for personal interest. Why were the Igbo Chiefs clapping even I'm pissed off. I stand corrected seems there is something amiss with our elders o" he said.

"There are some distortions in the recording but someone threatens you nd u start clapping. Na wa oooo. If the Igbo people don't start a petition, I will. That's not how u treat guests especially when u hv taken vows to protect everyone" he added.


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