‘He fought tirelessly’ – Nigerians remember Music Legend, Fela on his posthumous birthday

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Nigerians on social media took out time to celebrate late Nigerian music legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti on his posthumous birthday today, 15th of October.

The musician’s son, Femi Kuti share a photo of his father on Instagram and wrote;

“Happy Posthumous birthday to our father #Fela. We still remember very well the beatings and pains you went through. We you very much and we miss you very much too. Your birthday present will be the release of your grandson
@madekuti ‘s single and video later today.RIP.all the way. #endsars #endpolicebrutalityinnigeria
@yeniakuti @bigbirdkuti @madekuti”

Nigerians decided to storm the comment section of Femi’s post to celebrate the legend. See some messages below;

@cactai2091 wrote “He fought tirelessly for Africa; His belief in Africa’s greatness inviolable; With his horns and legendary compositional skills he made music that will impact humanity for eternity. Fela is Africa, Africa is Fela. He who held death spell bound in his pouch is not dead…he will live forever in the annals and indubitably as one of the greatest Africans known to man;
Abami ti d’orisa! Fela lives”

@burrytheo wrote “Rest on Papa. We’ve picked up the country’s struggle from where you stopped, and we will do all our best to make you proud”

@g_funk_mix wrote “The Man that had Death in his pouch ….the real revolutionary!!!!!! The real One!!!”

@acewhilson wrote “We love and miss you sir. You should have stayed till our Generation to see how your music as given us strength to fight fit our right. Happy birthday sir”

@abanise_luloo wrote ” Happy birthday to you baba , we 4 ever dey remember you. You are a great legend and a hero… We love you , RIP..”