- October 15, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Entertainment News
Today marks the 80th posthumous birthday celebration of Nigeria’s foremost Afrobeat legend – Olufela Anikulapo Kuti popularly known as Fela.
Fela was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State on October 15, 1938, to Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti and Reverend Israel Ransome-Kuti. His father was an Anglican minister, a school principal and the first president of the Nigerian Union of Teachers while his mother was an activist and first woman to drive a car in Nigeria.