Late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s daughter, Yeni Kuti has told
Tribune Newspaper why she has prayed to God several times to stay alive, and
the only one thing she will never take from a man- laziness. According to her,
she can tolerate a man who cheats, but a lazy man can never be tolerated. Continue
travelling in a plane, and the plane began malfunctioning. My first thought as
a woman was ‘who will take care of my daughter if anything should happen to
me?’ I was praying to my Creator to preserve my life because of her.
the university, I told myself, ‘you might die before this girl graduates, who
will pay her tuition?’ That was the only motivation I needed to stop because I
knew that I must see her through university. And when she graduated, I did not
see the need to continue smoking.
at the receiving end one too many times. For instance, if a woman doesn’t give
birth, all eyes will be on her, while no one will even point a finger at the
man, and it might be the man who is sterile, while the woman is very fertile. I
think we women need to fight for our rights more.
of Representatives, but they are just jollofing and not fighting for women’s
rights. I still remember when I was refused the opportunity of buying a gun, I
wasn’t happy when they said women couldn’t buy guns. I began to ask myself;
what are women in government doing? If I was at the House of Representatives,
women’s rights would be my main focus.
is corrupt, I cannot tolerate it because we are the mothers, we are the ones to
set the pace. I believe women are the higher being. The man brings home the
money, but we are the one to bring up the children. But when the man doesn’t
bring home the “backery” he is a useless and lazy man. He should be made to go
matter of choice, that is if she can cope with asking her husband for
everything she wants to buy. Then it is her choice.