The Nigerian popular Hip-Hop artist Innocent Idiibia, also known as Tuface has bowed to the threats mounted on him after he announce to embark on an anti-government protest in Lagos. The musician announced the cancellation of his planned protest scheduled for Monday.
In a video announcement early Sunday morning, TuFace said the protest is under threat of hijack by other interest groups.
Full text of his announcement follows:
” Dear Nigerians, after due consultations, it has become clear that the one voice protest scheduled to hold in Lagos and Abuja on Monday, February 6 is under serious threat of hijack by interests not aligned with our ideals.
” The point I am intent on making is not worth the life of any Nigerian. It is motivated by the need to negotiate a better deal for the ordinary Nigerian.
” I therefore announce the cancellation of the planned protest.
“We would share further information in due course. We appreciate the massive support .
“I am convinced our voices have been heard.
May God bless you all, may God bless Nigeria.”