I’m Vindicated Because Nigeria Is Still ‘Jaga Jaga’ – Eedris Abdulkareem
Nigerian musician, Eedris Abdulkareem, says he feels vindicated 18 years after he released his hit song, ‘Nigeria Jaga Jaga’.
The singer who made an look on Channels TV’s ‘Rubbing Minds’ on Sunday, defined that while he had been openly criticised by some at the time he released the song, including the then-president of the united states, now he feels vindicated because the us of a has remained the same.
“In 2002 I dropped Nigeria Jaga Jaga, and the ex-president got here at the National TV and stated that boy wey sing that song, na him papa and him circle of relatives jaga jaga.
“I become very happy that my message were given to the president. I become very glad that the president talked lower back at me due to the fact meaning they have been listening and today I’ve been vindicated again because Nigeria continues to be jaga jaga”.
‘Jaga Jaga’ is a time period which has been used to describe something in a nation of chaos or disarray.
The singer also spoke approximately another one in all his hit songs, Mr Lecturer, which sought to address troubles such as ‘intercourse for grades’ which remains outstanding in lots of Nigerian inst itutions.
According to him, he could continue to speak his fact through his music due to the fact this is the Legacy that would be left behind after he’s long gone.
“For me, life is about picks and something you select to stand for, you have got human beings who need to stay that existence with you,” Eedris stated.