August 2nd will always be a vivid memorable day for the family of late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti as the family lost the music icon and human activist to the cold hands of death on August 2nd 1997.
Today, 2nd August 2016, exactly 19 years after the death of the human activist, his daughter Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti remembers her father as she took to her IG page to share photos of him with the captions,
”Timeless” she wrote
“Nineteen years ago our Icon father, leader and father of the Nation left the world stage. He lives in us forever and continues to guide and protect us. That is why Nigeria didn’t go to war against all predictions. Rest in peace Fela. We miss you” she added.
”The powers that be, beat him mercilessly. Fela they can’t touch you now o!!!! Useless people” she further added
Fela Anikulapo Kuti died on Saturday, August 2, 1997, at 4pm (local time) in Lagos, Nigeria after suffering complications arising from AIDS.