Internationally acclaimed Makossa King Awilo Logomba has arrived Lagos, Nigeria.

Awilo Logomba

P.M.NEWS learned that as soon as the Awilo arrived yesterday, he was driven to the New Afrika Shrine, where he was received by Femi, Yeni, Seun, Baba Dee, Sound Sultan, Keziah Jones and others.

Awilo who was later introduced by Omobaba to the crowd told P.M.NEWS that he is in Nigeria to honour the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

“Am here to thrill Nigerians, you guys should be ready to dance real Makossa music, I am a Nigerian, I am ready for my people.”

He said that he flew into the country from the United States of America with 12 members of his band, including dancers who will be performing with him.

Other artistes who will be performing tonight as the 2010 Felabration enters day five, are General Pype, Gt.D Guitarman, J.Martins, Kas, Naeto C,Omawunmi Sasha,Storm All Stars and others.

Tomorrow there will be street carnival in the morning ,followed by a musical performance by Samba Queen Stella Monye, Tunde and Wunmi Obe,  Eedris Abdulkareem , Kennis Music All Stars, Seun  Kuti. It will be the turn of D’ Banj, D’ Prince, Dr Sid,Wande Cole and the Afro beat King , Femi Anikulapo Kuti a.k.a ‘Sooki’ on Sunday.

—Ayodele Lawal