Late Fela Kuti’s Daughter Gets Engaged At 55

Yeni Kuti with her fiancé Theo Lawson
Yeni Kuti with her fiancé Theo Lawson

Yeni Kuti, the daughter of late Afro-beat legend, Fela Kuti is finally out of the singles club!

Yeni recently got engaged to her partner of five years, Theo Lawson, at a surprise birthday party held in Lagos.

According to Femi Kuti’s manager, Mallam Abdul Okwechime who confirmed the story to, the party which held on May 24, 2016, was organised by the duo of Mallam Abdul and Akin Adeoye, the president of Prince of Anthony Hotels, where the event was held.

Yeni, who is also the eldest child of Fela Kuti, was treated to a lavish party witnessed by family and close friends.


At the event were Dr. Dotun Ransome-Kuti, Seun Kuti, Kunle Kuti and Femi Kuti, who gave an unexpected musical performance.

Yeni Kuti had been married before to the late Femi Segun, who died from a power bike accident on March 21, 2014.

They had a daughter named Rolari during their marriage who got married to her beau on June 27, 2015 at the African Shrine in Lagos.

Source: NAIJ

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