April 26, 2018

Fela’s dancer found dead on Lagos street

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One of late Afrobeat icon, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s dancers, Dodo Mayana has died.

It was reported that Dodo was found dead at Grammar School bus stop, Omole Estate, Lagos.

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But femi Kuti has said the circumstances surrounding Dodo’s death was suspicious as she was disposed of her personal belongings.

Femi tweeted; “Heard Dodo who sells outside the Shrine was killed by a hit and run car on her way home by Grammar School opposite Omole estate. I’m so sad.”

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“Sounds more like Dodo was mugged because when we got to her, nothing was found on her. No money, no phone. Mehn sad,” another tweet reads.

The music star went further to say, “Dodo was such a nice and friendly person RIP. May those who did this not go free. Unfortunately our police might never find them.”

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“She was mugged (they now say must likely she took first chance), killed dumped by grammar school,” he concluded.

The late popular woman at the Afrika Shrine joined Femi Kuti’s band as a cage dancer before she retired to sell drinks at the shrine.

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