It has been revealed that legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti married to 27 women, all backup dancers of his band.
Fela Kuti organised a wedding ceremony for them the same day at a hotel in Lagos.
12 traditional priests officiated the marriage ceremony on 12th February 1978.
‘For honeymoon, Fela took all his 27 wives to Ghana.
However, eight years later in 1986, the late Fela divorced all of them at the same time with the claim that; “Marriage brings jealousy and selfishness’, a Facebook post sighted by Kasatintin.com said.
It happened that Fella Kuti one day asked all the ladies in his band if they wanted to marry him.
When all 27 of them agreed to be his wives, he quickly sent for 12 fetish priests to bless the marriage.
Social media blog, SM TV shared the full story and photos of the Afrobeat singer in a post below.