Tiwa Savage cancels performance in South Africa

More Nigerian celebrities are reacting to the recent attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Tiwa Savage announced that she’s pulling out from the music festival organised by DSTV billed to take place in South Africa this month.



The Nigerian singer made this known in a tweet as she expressed displeasure over the killings and attack on Nigerians.



“I refuse to watch the barbaric butchering of my people in SA. This is SICK. For this reason, I will NOT be performing at the upcoming DSTV delicious Festival in Johannesburg on the 21st of September. My prayers are with all the victims and families affected by this,” she tweeted.


She went on to say that even though she was paid to perform at the Festival, the xenophobic attacks in South Africa is a serious one that shouldn’t go unnoticed.

“But yet I was booked to perform at the festival. This is a serious issue were NO ONE wins when blood is shed whether old videos or not. The issue needs to be resolved. We Africans (including South Africans) need each other,” she added.

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