Nigerian indigenous rapper, Chibuzor Nelson Azubuike, popularly known as Phyno, has responded to a fan who claimed he has sickle cell anemia.
The fan had taken to Twitter to offer words of prayer for Phyno, claiming she discovered ‘he had sickle cell disease’.
“Since I heard Phyno has sickle cell the love tripled, I pray God grants him the strength to keep fighting.” the fan wrote
Her tweet caught the rapper’s attention, and he reacted by dismissing the claim while sending his sincere prayers to individuals battling the disease
“Lol . No I’m not sickle cell. Love to everyone fighting it tho”, he wrote.
In other news, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that he was an orphan from a young age and didn’t know his father.
The president in a speech delivered on Tuesday, January 10, at an APC campaign rally in Damaturu, Yobe State, said that he did not know who his father was and that he had spent nine years at a boarding school getting the knowledge he needed to enroll in the Nigerian Army.
Addressing the crowd in Hausa, he said;
“Make sure you send your children to school and make them understand that whatever you have in this world can be taken away from you except the knowledge you have in your head.”
I was an orphan; I did not know my father. I spent nine years in a boarding school and because of my education; I was enlisted into the Nigerian Army.”
“I want you to strengthen your faith, try your best to uphold the children and family God has entrusted to you. Do not betray that trust,” he added.