Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdulkareem underwent a kidney transplant procedure successfully, according to a Monday announcement from Lakreem Entertainment, his management company.
According to a statement made by Myke Pam on behalf of the management, Eedris and his wife Yetunde, who serves as his kidney donor, are both making a full recovery.
The management also expressed gratitude to famous people and followers for standing by the pair amid their health problem.
The statement read, “It is with unspeakable joy and undiluted thanksgiving that the management of Lakreem Entertainment officially releases the news of the successful kidney transplant surgery on Nigerian Hip Hop Czar and activist Eedris Abdulkareem, and his most gracious donor – his lovingly dedicated wife YT, some hours ago.
“Our unalloyed thanks and appreciation go out to all well-meaning Nigerians, both at home and in the diaspora, and all his fans from across the globe who prayed for, cared for, reached out to and supported this wonderful couple during this health crisis. May your individual and collective wells never run dry.
“As the recuperation and healing process begins for both of them, with the best that science can offer, under the ever benevolent gaze of the Almighty God, surrounded by the love and care of family, we ask that the prayers and support be sustained as they gradually get back on their feet again.
“In conclusion, we must emphasise the fact that Nigerians are indeed at the peak of the pack when the need arises. We as a People are simply awesome; all that we need is good and purposeful governance. Indeed, our God is good… all the time! God bless us all.”
The rapper disclosed his kidney failure and that he would need a transplant in July.