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PHOTOS: French President Macron hosted to the best of Afro-beat at Fela’s Shrine

Valentine Chinyem

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Femi Kuti, the son of Music Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, hosted the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and French President Emmanuel Macron last night, at the Afrika Shrine otherwise known as Fela’s Shrine.

Governor Ambode was on hand to receive the Macron the visiting president.

The excited leader said,

“Fondest memory of your time as an intern?” “Obviously I will not share all those memories,” “because what happens in the Shrine remains in the Shrine,” he added.

 

“I have a very different view of Africa than a lot of people in Europe because I was educated here,”  Macron said.

Carol King, Hilda Dokubo & Yomi Fash Lanso at the Shrine

Femi Kuti

Sole Soyinka

Macron & Ambode enjoying the show

Macron speaking at the event

 

 

 

Ambode, Macron & Femi Kuti dancing

 

11- yr old Kareem Olamilekan Waris presents a portrait he drew within two hours at the event to an excited Macron

 

Macron checking out the artworks in the shrine

Tunde Kelani of Mainframe

Chike Nwagbogu, a spiritualist at the shrine

Nike Okundaye

 

Macron, Abode & Banky W