Nigerian rappers, Eedris Abdulkareem has taken to social media to plead with Nigerians to pray for him as he sets to undergo kidney transplant.
Eedris Abdulkareem Diagnosed With Kidney Failure
In a statement shared on his Instagram page, his associate, Myke Pam said the rapper has been undergoing dialysis in an undisclosed Lagos hospital since he was diagnosed with kidney failure.
He said that Abdulkareem has been put on an appointment for a kidney transplant by the end of this month, stressing that all arrangements and tests have been concluded.
Pam, who noted that one of the singer’s family members has volunteered to be the donor, called on the singer’s fans to pray for him during his “challenging times”.
The statement reads: “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 these hours 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 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 these challenging times.
“It’s pertinent to add here that thankfully, Eedris is full of life and in high spirit as he is bustling to go. Definitely, he’s going to come out of this and blaze up the musical stage again in due course.
“Actually, his spirit emboldens us. We shall be updating you as we continue with this life saving process. May God continue to bless, protect and abide with us all. Amen.”
KanyiDaily had reported how Eedris Abdulkareem was arrested by the police for beating up his landlord over unpaid electricity bills at Valley View Estate, Ikeja, Lagos State.