In accordance with Seun Kuti, all Fela went through in the hands of the Nigerian army, he had his family as his support. He added that Fela’s heritage is his loved ones ’s obligation to protect and nurture rather than that of Fela wannabes. He wrote;

“Whatever you think Fela went through, he went through with his family. We were his rock. My mom used to tell me bed time stories about all the scars on her. My step mother, Najite was the first man the soldiers saw in kalakuta, she had been swimming, they picked her up by her head from the pool and broke her neck!! My mom had a broken bayonet stitched right into her and she couldn’t walk for 18months. The quantity of state sanctioned violence I’ve seen in my life as a child. When I was 9 I saw the cops shot and kill one of my dads boys facing shrine and just left him there for nothing. Fela tried to protect us but u can’t shield anyone from that! You understand these fucking cops would come to our house and just shoot up the place at least 2ice per week? Do y’all understand that? Or u think this is just play play? Y’all fakers stay waaaaay back. ”

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