The Nigerian Minister of Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, got social media buzzing after taking to Twitter on Saturday, April 24, to call out Nigerian musician, Eedris Abdulkareem, for his ‘fraudulent’ ways.
In a series of Tweet that had screenshots of text messages between him and the Jagajaga crooner, the minister revealed that Eedris who now condemns President Muhammed Buhari so much earlier in 2018 wanted to join the president’s campaign train.
He narrated that in 2018 when he was the director of strategic communications for the campaign, the musician released a song to support the president’s second term and asked to listen to it.
According to the minister, he told Eedris there was no financial budget to bring him, adding that his job as a coordinator was on a voluntary basis.
Festus went ahead to say that he begged him that he needed N3 million to pay for his hotel and that his mother was sick too.
The minister said after finding out that the musician had told people different stories with the aim of getting money from them, he stopped seeing him.
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He, therefore, revealed that shortly after, Eedris joined the opponent, Atiku Abubakar, and began a strong campaign against Buhari.
Festus said that when he released Jagajaga Reloaded and said that “where Festus Keyamo sef? He don dey chop with cabal o”, he could not help but laugh out loud.