Omoyele Sowore, former presidential candidate and founder of an online news agency, Sahara reporters had invited Burna boy, to join the ‘Revolution Now’ due to his similarity with Fela Anikulapo Kuti.
Sowore is known for his “Revolution Now” protest has been on the neck of the Nigerian government to practice a Participatory Democracy. The activist through his Twitter page communicated with Burna boy to protest as a revolutionary artist in the country.
Despite his appeal, Burna boy declined the invitation maintaining that Nigeria politicians can not be trusted. He insisted that the same people put Fela through hell even after he sacrificed a lot for them.
He went further to describe that many Nigerians are Fela’s fans and supporters after he died and emphasized how funny Nigerians are, he wrote that politicians are all the same, particularly in Nigeria.
Following Burna boy’s unwillingness to protest, many Nigerians are criticizing him on Twitter for labeling Nigerians cowards.