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Omicron: Femi Kuti cancels European winter tour


The eldest son of Afrobeat pioneer and Nigerian musician, Femi Anikulapo Kuti, has once more canceled his European winter tour “attributable to present journey restrictions, location restrictions and cancellations.”

The 59-year-old singer made this recognized in an announcement printed on his social media web page on Thursday.

This comes weeks after the singer arrived in France along with his son Made Kuti to renew the European winter tour after the coronavirus (COVID-19) hiatus.

Citing the explanations for the cancellation for the second time, Femi mentioned the journey restrictions brought on by Omicron, a brand new variant of COVID-19.

“Attributable to present journey restrictions and site restrictions and cancellations, sadly we’ve to cancel the rest of our 2021 European winter tour,” he wrote.

“Our ideas exit to the victims of this pandemic and we’re grateful to the places which have achieved every little thing potential to welcome us however have been pressured to shut.

“To our expensive followers and pals who’ve been anticipating our reveals, most of those performances will likely be postponed to a later date and tickets bought should stay legitimate.

“In fact we and the organizers will maintain you knowledgeable. Thanks in your love, keep sturdy. Femi Kuti and the constructive power band,” he concluded.

Femi had beforehand introduced that the winter tour would start in France on November 18 on the AFRICOLOUR pageant.

The music icon may even carry out in Switzerland, Germany and Belgium.

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