Yoruba can leave Nigeria without fighting, says Seun Kuti




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Afrobeat musician Seun Kuti has said that division Nigeria can be achieved without going to war or killing another.

The activist and The People (MOP) noted instead choosing destruction to achieve or Biafra, the people negotiate to achieve a common goal.


He said this during a live on Instagram while fielding questions on when ESN and Ebubeagu, a , would start a war among themselves.

Kuti reminded his viewers that England recently left the without .

“England just left the EU recently; did they fight anyone before leaving? The Scottish are agitating to leave England. are they not saying they want to fight war before they can leave England? Don’t me wrong, I’m not saying these people don’t fight but understand the narrative.

it be a fight if we no wan do again, wey our elites? are they not agitating for a referendum?

“Referendums put the decision in the hands of the people. They want a constitutional , they pick among themselves to help us divide.


“If Nigeria truly wants to divide we pose it in a referendum program, yes or no vote to all the people in this country so that we can make our argument for and against and the people would be carried along every step of the way because we will need them to make the final decision.

“Even before we do constitutional conferences, democratically in any country, before you do a constitutional review, you put it to the people, the people will decide a yes or no vote for the review before you carry your review forward.

“But when only a handful of people want to make decisions for hundreds of millions of people, this is what you . Everybody is only discussing angle, way of separating Nigeria which will kill millions of us in the name of separating Nigeria.

“If the Yoruba people want to leave Nigeria, it is not overnight. Anybody wey tell you say Yoruba people can leave Nigeria over ten year period, that person is trying to put you in another long jump. Our problem needs like Fifty years of dedication to see front before everything balance,” he said.