Famous Nigerian Afrobeat singer, Femi Kuti and first son of Afrobeat pioneer, Fela Kuti has disclosed why he would want his body to be cremated.
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This has generated a lot of reactions from social media users.
According to Femi Kuti, 59yr-old singer, said when he died he wouldn’t have a glamorous burial ceremonyny but a simple and easy ceremony and he would like his dead body to be cremated.
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The famous singer and the grandchild of a political campaigner, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuri had revealed the statement on Saturday during his performance at the New Africa Shrine.
The singer said;
“When I die, please cremate me, burn my body. It is the most hygienic way. Have you all thought about Ikoyi cemetery, this Lagos has been in existence for let’s just say 60 years and people dle, if they don’t die today, they will die tomorrow and that burial ground has never been full and if you check it, it is not like it’s 1 million acres since I was little when we used to bury people there.”