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Yeni Kuti Fela's eldest daughter gets engaged on her 55th birthday

Yeni was married to late broadcaster, Femi Segun, who died in a power bike accident in 2014.

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Yeni Kuti, the daughter of late Afro-beat legend, Fela Kuti, has gotten engaged to her partner of nine years, Theo Lawson, at a surprise birthday party held in Lagos.

According to TheNet.ng, the party, held on May 24, 2016, was organised by the duo of Mallam Abdul Okwechime and Akin Adeoya, the owners of the Prince of Anthony Hotels, where the event was held.

Yeni, who is also the eldest child of Fela Kuti, was treated to a lavish party witnessed by family and close friends.

Yeni Kuti play

Yeni Kuti and her siblings.

(TheNet.ng)

 

At the event were Dr. Dotun Ransome-Kuti, Seun Kuti, Kunle Kuti and Femi Kuti, who gave an unexpected musical performance.

The party was held shortly after Yeni finished her programme, "Your View" which was aired on TVC, TheNet reports.

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It was after this that her partner picked her up to the Prince of Anthony Hotels, where her father initiated plans to marry his 27 wives.

Fela Kuti play

Fela Kuti

 

Yeni Kuti had been married before to the late Femi Segun, who died from a power bike accident on March 21, 2014.

They had a daughter named Rolari during their marriage.

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