Nigerian singer, Eedris Abdulkareem has given an update on his health status from his hospital bed. In a video posted on his Instagram page, Eedris shares a video from his hospital bed where he was undergoing his weekly dialysis regime.
He appreciated his colleagues, friends, fans and loved ones who have reached out to him and his family in support.
He thanked them for their assistance, kind gesture, get well soon wishes and prayers.
Eedris Abdulkareem however assured his fans that he would be better.
“Hello everybody my name is Eedris Abdulkareem. I want to thank you all for your prayers and support and I want you all to know that I am going to come out of it successfully. Thank you for your love and support I really appreciate you all, love you so much. Today I am in my dialysis session and it takes 3 to 4 hours, after the dialysis, I go out to do my daily activities but I am strong in body, spirit and soul. Thank you, I want you to know that your prayers are accepted”.
This update is coming hours after Eedris Abdulkareem revealed that he had been diagnosed with kidney failure.
This was disclosed by his friend and colleague Myke Pam.
In a statement released on behalf of Eedris’ Lakreem Entertainment, via Eedris’ official Instagram page, Myke Pam said the ‘Nigeria Jaga Jaga’ singer was undergoing dialysis at an undisclosed hospital in Lagos.
He added that a kidney transplant was scheduled to be done at the end of July.
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 tests 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.”
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