Yul Edochie, a Nollywood actor, has tasked Burna Boy on his role in protesting the undesired realities in Nigeria, saying he doesn’t have to trust politicians to speak up.

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Burna Boy, an Afrofusion singer, had earlier rejected an invitation by Omoyele Sowore, convener of the RevolutionNow protest, to join a march scheduled for October 1, Nigeria’s Independence Day.

The ‘Ye’ crooner had vehemently told Sowore that he doesn’t trust Nigerian politicians.

“Everybody is a Fela fan and supporter now that he is dead. Humans are so funny, you politicians are all the same (especially in Nigeria) and frankly, I don’t trust none of you,” he had said.

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Weighing into the unfolding drama, Yul Edochie said the country isn’t working and it is the duty of every concerned Nigerian to speak up against political ills.

“To my brother @burnaboy, I’m a big fan of yours. You are one of the greatest. But that aside, I want to let you know that you don’t have to trust politicians before you speak up,” the actor wrote on Wednesday.

“Our country isn’t working & it’s the duty of every real man to lend his voice to the struggle.

In Sowore’s call to Burna Boy, he had said: “Hello @burnaboy, everywhere I turn people describe you as a revolutionary musician, the foreign media even celebrate you compare you to Fela Kuti.

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“But I am yet to see you lead anyone to a police station carrying a coffin for head of state!”



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