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#Oct1Protest: Burna Boy Rejects Sowore’s Invitation To Join #RevolutionNow Protest

Burna Boy, the popular Nigerian Afro-fusion singer has turned down an invitation by convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to join the match planned for 1 October, #Oct1Protest.

The October 1 protest is planned to hold in all 36 states across Nigeria as well as in London, Sweden, Netherlands, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Germany and Canada.

Freshreporters News reported earlier that Omoyele Sowore sent an invitation for Burna boy to join the movement in a tweet shared on his social media page.

The former AAC presidential candidate, says Burna Boy is been describe as a revolutionary musician and he has been likened to the late afrobeat legend Fela Kuti.

Hence, Sowore wrote on twitter:

Hello @burnaboy, everywhere I turn people describe you as a revolutionary musician, the foreign media even celebrate you compare you to Fela Kuti, but I am yet to see you lead anyone to a police station carrying a coffin for head of state! Join #Oct1stProtest #RevolutionNow

Burna Boy, however, straightway rejected the request, stating that he doesn’t trust Nigerian politicians, that all of them are the same.

Burna Boy wrote:

“Everybody is a Fela fan and supporter now that he is dead. Humans are so Funny, You politicians are ALL the same (especially in Nigeria) and Frankly I don’t trust none of [email protected]

Sowore is a Nigerian human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner, former presidential candidate, and founder of an online news agency Sahara Reporters.


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