Controversial veteran Nigeria rapper Eedris Abdulkareem, always know how to make headlines whenever he likes. But this time around he was headlines for the annual remembrance carnival of Late Fela Kuti and he take a shot at president of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari at the on-going #Felabration2015 where he said,:
‘‘In 1976, na Buhari kill Fela, na the same old people dey rule us’.
Eedris Abdulkareem had dropped a bomb before Femi Kuti could get to him.. #Felabrationwith7up #7UP
According to history school of thought say that late Abamieda Fela Kuti and Muhammadu Buhari are not best of friends. During ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo regime, Buhari was appointed as the federal commissioner (minister) for petroleum and within those period N2.8 billion ‘oil money’ went missing, which Fela sang about in ‘Army Arrangement’.
After Buhari ascend the throne as Nigeria military head of state, he eventually charge Fela for currency-trafficking offenses, he found him guilty and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. Late Fela regained his freedom when Buhari’s successor, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida granted him pardon two years later.
Femi Kuti quickly ran to the stage to stop Eedris Abdulkareem from naming his ‘government haters’….. talk about controversial #Felabrationwith7up #7UP
Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem, is not fan of Buhari school of ideology. At last general election, he openly declares his support for the immediate past Nigeria president Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, but his candidate loss the election to Buhari.
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