Ubi Franklin, manager of popular singer, Tekno has confirmed the singer is ill but that the ailment is not life threatening.
Franklin assured some fans who expressed concerns that he probably may be nursing a life threatening ailment, that the singer would be back on his feet in two weeks.
According to him, Tekno literally used all the strength he had to perform on Sunday.
In a recent chat, Franklin said:
“He (Tekno) has a medical condition that he had to travel abroad to treat so that the issue does not deteriorate.
“Although he was at AY’s annual Easter event on Sunday live and he performed, I literally had to wear his clothes for him before he could perform.
Manager Ubi Franklin speaks on Tekno’s illness
“His illness is not life threatening but he had to travel abroad to ensure that he is thoroughly checked and properly catered for.
“He would not be away from the scene for too long and I am sure he should be back in two weeks,” Franklin averred.
This is coming after the singer disclosed on Wednesday on Instagram that for about a month, he has been battling with acid reflux.
Acid reflux is a chronic disease that occurs when stomach acid or bile flows into the food pipe and irritates the lining.
For this reason, he said he had to be flown to America for medical check-up.
Fans of rave of the moment artiste were thrown into apprehension when he posted his health status on his Instagram page.
Tekno also noted that he had to cancel his shows due to health reasons.
Below was what Tekno posted earlier:
“I know I have disappointed a whole lot of promoters and my amazing fans worldwide.
“I have been sick for over a month from acid reflux and it has worsened. I want to sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; all the show refunds and any other loss.
“I’m not taking any booking right now as I am off to America for proper treatment.
“By God’s grace I’ll get better in no time and be back on stage!
“If you could say a little prayer for me, I would be grateful. Good health to you and yours.”