Veteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has been diagnosed with Kidney failure and will undergo kidney transplant at the end of July.
The rapper is also said to be undergoing dialysis at a hospital in Lagos.
This was disclosed by Abdulkareem’s colleague and associate, Myke Pam, in a statement on his Instagram page on Wednesday.
The statement read in part, “The Nigerian Hip Hop Czar, Social Crusader and Rights Activist, Eedris Abdulkareem of ‘Nigeria Jaga Jaga’ fame, needs the sincere and unalloyed prayers of all Nigerians and his fans around the world in this hour of his travails.
“The Lakreem Entertainment Inc. Boss has recently been diagnosed with kidney failure and has been undergoing dialysis since the detection at a reputable hospital here in Lagos, Nigeria.”
The statement also noted the arrangement for a Kidney transplant and solicited for prayers for the ailing rapper.
It further read, “The date for the transplant surgery is now fixed for the end of this month of July, and all arrangements and texts have been concluded, including certifying the compatibility status of the gracious donor (a family member).
“Therefore, on behalf of the Abdulkareem family and Lakreem Entertainment Inc., we most sincerely ask for prayers and good wishes for Eedris, as we face this challenging times.”
Pam added that the rapper was in high spirits and will return to his craft soon.
“He will come out of this and blaze up the musical stage again in due course. His spirit emboldens us. We shall be updating you as we continue with this life-saving process,” he said.