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Timi Dakolo Singer slams Nigeria Minister of Environment

The singer rejected the accusation made by Amina Mohammed, concerning him turning down an invitation to perform at the launch of Ogoni land clean-up.

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Timi Dakolo

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Soul singer, Timi Dakolo, has responded to a comment made by the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, suggesting that he intentionally avoided performing at the Ogoni land clean-up launch.

Mohammed, in a Twitter comment posted on Sunday, June 5, 2016, thanked everyone who contributed towards the success of the launch, but expressed regret over Dakolo's decline of the invitation to attend.

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Timi Dakolo

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She wrote, "A big thank you to all who contributed to the success of Ogoni cleanup launch. I only wish Timi Dakolo accepted our invitation to perform".

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In his response to the comment, the soul singer explained that there is another explanation to the accusation made by the minister.

He also insisted that he loves his country, despite what is being said about him.

"I LOVE MY COUNTRY...I LOVE NIGERIA...I DONT HAVE TO PROVE IT..."

"THERE IS ALWAYS ANOTHER SIDE OF THE TRUTH... ANOTHER SIDE OF THE STORY ...."

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Timi Dakolo said he loves Nigeria in his response to Mohammed.

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The clean-up launch is a Federal Government response to the call to repair Ogoni land and its environs after years of neglect and damage caused by oil drilling in the area.

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