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I’ve Been Vindicated Because Nigeria Is Still ‘Jaga Jaga’ – Eedris Abdulkareem


Nigerian musician, Eedris Abdulkareem, says he feels vindicated 18 years after he launched his hit track, ‘Nigeria Jaga Jaga’.

The singer who made an look on Channels TV’s Rubbing Minds on Sunday, defined that whereas he had been brazenly criticised by some on the time he launched the track, together with the then-president of the nation, now he feels vindicated as a result of the nation has remained the identical.

“In 2002 I dropped Nigeria Jaga Jaga, and the ex-president came on the National TV and said that boy wey sing that song, na him papa and him family jaga jaga.

“I was very happy that my message got to the president. I was very happy that the president talked back at me because that means they were listening and today I’ve been vindicated again because Nigeria is still jaga jaga”.

‘Jaga Jaga’ is a time period which has been used to explain one thing in a state of chaos or disarray.

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The singer additionally spoke about one other one in every of his hit songs, Mr Lecturer, which sought to deal with points similar to ‘sex for grades’ which stays outstanding in lots of Nigerian establishments.

According to him, he would proceed to talk his reality by his music as a result of that’s the Legacy that will be left behind after he’s lengthy gone.

“For me, life is about choices and whatever you choose to stand for, you have people who want to live that life with you,” Eedris mentioned.

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