Living up to his family’s love for the common man, Afrobeat musician, Femi Kuti, on Monday, visited an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Femi, a multiple award-winning musician and son of Afrobeat legend and political activist, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti was on a national assignment, according to the Facebook handle of his club, Afrika Shrine.
The post which also showed a picture of the artiste sitting in a place that looks like an airport lounge, reads: ‘On the march again: Femi Kuti departs to Maiduguri for an international rescue committee assignment at the IDP camp.’
Also posted were pictures showing Femi, talking with health workers at the IDP camp and another one in which he is surrounded by children in the camp.
A lot of fans have been praising the Grammy nominee and KORA award winner for his humanitarian work while also wishing him a safe return.
Among those who reacted to the posts are Latoya Aduke Ekemode who wrote, ‘Safe Journey Femi’ and Jojo Bodybeats who said, ‘I wish you journey mercy shoki baba.’
Also, Renault Véronique wrote, ‘thanks for what you’re doing for peace and respect’ while a poster, Fela Broadway, wrote: ‘For the benefit of us that take Femi Anikulapo-Kuti for granted. It’s fair to state that he was birthed by Nigeria’s greatest show of compassion; “The Fela Legacy”.’
As a result of terrorism activities carried out by Boko Haram insurgents, thousands of Nigerians in the northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa have been sacked from their homes and sources of livelihood.