Dr. Barz sets to honor Late Ken Saro-Wiwa during his concert “Behind Barz”.
Nigerian rapper, Victor Barz Akpomon who is better known with his stage name Dr. Barz is set to hold his concert #BehindBarz on the 10th of November 2019 at The Exodus Cafe, Port Harcourt.
Dr. Barz plans celebrate the Ogoni-born Nigerian writer, television producer, environmental activist, former spokesperson and former president of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), Late Kenule Beeson “Ken” Saro-Wiwa, who was on 10th November 1995, taken from the army base where he was being held to a prison in Port Harcourt and executed by hanging by a team of executioners flown in from Sokoto.
On how he’ll honor The late Ken Saro-Wiwa he said,
”Basically, we are going to have a candle-light procession in memory of late Ken Saro-Wiwa, recognising his activism in Rivers State which is also the kind of thing ‘Punch Line Not People’ stands for. So we are going to be honouring him with candle-light procession and musical performances to that effect too.”