VIDEO: Apologize For Killing My GrandMum Before Putting her On 5,000 Naira Note, Seun Kuti Tells FG


Popular Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has asked the Federal Government to apologise to his family for the death of his grandmother, Funmilayo Kuti before considering immortalising her by putting her picture on the proposed N5000 note.

Responding to questions from fans and friends on Channels Television’s hangout via Google+, Seun Kuti said his grandmother was murdered by the Federal Government.
“She was murdered by the Federal Government, her house was burnt down on that same day, two of her children were brutalised, almost killed on that same day and the family have not receive any apology or compensation, most especially justice for such atrocity,” he said.

He said that the decision to put her mother’s picture on the proposed N5000 note after 50 years of her death is “ludicrous to say the least.”

When asked what kind of justice his family is demanding, Seun Kuti said: “First, the Federal Government has to accept that they were the cause of her death. The official statement that they are still giving us is that she was murdered by 1, 000 unknown soldiers who stormed the Kalakuta Republic.”

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  1. He shold go to hell for all i care!!! he should be happy that they want to even put his grandmum picture where they have so many other past prominent people.i go give you my grandmama own if una want without apology.

  2. Prince u dey mad oh! Na because say ur mama dey alive..if to say you see ur mama brutalised and beat up and then killed u no go dey talk nonsense..fuck off ur mama no fit dey the note cause u no be human being..

  3. D prince guy is just a dumb Nigerian… Seun has a point there,dey shld take responsibilities for their actions like d British did..