Task Force Storms Fela Shrine, Arrests Many, Properties Destroyed_photos


Lagos_ many were arrested, properties were destroyed as task force storms popular fela shrine in Ikeja.

Fela Shrine aka New Afrika shrine is an open air entertainment centre, located in Ikeja , Lagos State.

It serves as the host location of the annual Felabration music festival. The shrine now is currently managed by Femi Kuti (eldest son of Fela Kuti) and Yeni Anikulapo-Kuti, it is the replacement of the old Afrika Shrine created in 1970 by Fela Kuti until it was burnt down in 1977.

The New Afrika Shrine showcases photo galleries of Fela and music performances by Femi Kuti and Seun Kuti thus making it a tourist attraction.

According to reports, the new afrika shrine was pre-launched again when a French president Emmanuel Macron  visited it
On July 3rd, 2018.


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