Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti loses grandmother
By Patricia Uyeh
The maternal grandmother of Afrobeat musician, Femi has passed away at the age of 94.
Nanny, as she was fondly called by Femi Kuti and his sister, Yeni Kuti celebrated her 94th birthday last year.
On Instagram, the ”Wonder wonder” crooner wrote:
“My Maternal Grandmother, who changed my life, by talking sense into me changing my whole attitude positively. Will miss u thanks for the LOVE and CARE (RIP) u will always be in my heart of hearts,”
Though not much is known about Femi’s maternal grandmother, his paternal grandmother was Olufunmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a highly influential woman in her time, best known for being the first Nigerian female to drive a car and activism.
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