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Eedris Abdulkareem Celebrates Wife One Year After She Donated Kidney To Him

Legendary Nigerian hip hop music artiste, Eedris Abdulkareem has again, taken time to remember the kind gesture of his wife, Yetunde Sekinat for making him stay alive by donating her kidney to him.

The music star shared a note of gratitude on his timeline last weekend.

He wrote,


It’s one year today that me and my lovely and ever dependable better half, Yetunde Sekinat, went under the knife at St. Nicholas Hospital Lagos, as I battled to save my life from kidney failure with my amiable wife stepping in as my life saving donor.

So, in my honoured tradition as a loyal, compassionate, appreciative and steadfast person, I want to use this opportunity to thank and appreciate everyone who played a role, no matter how infinitesimal, remote or unseen during my protracted health ordeal!

And for the numerous prayers, intercessions, moral and financial assistance and support extended to me, I and my family will be forever grateful.

To my life saver and better half, Olori Abdul, and my lovely children I Own Everything!

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And to everyone that played a part in my fight for survival, especially the management, staff, medical personnel and specialists of St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, my numerous fans and benefactors, I pray that God in His Infinite Mercies and Compassion Will continue to Bless and Abide with you all at all times. I truly Love you all!

To God be the Glory for Everything…every time!”

Controversial former member of the defunct Plantashun Boys, Eedris Abdulkareem, courted more controversy when he released Nigeria jaga jaga in 2004.

He revealed that he came down with kidney failure due to his ignorance and carelessness.

Eedris went public with the kidney ailment in July 2022, and a month later, the singer successfully underwent a kidney transplant.