PICTURES: Meet Nigeria’s First “White Youth Corper”

Mohammed Jammal AKA ‘White Nigerian’ is a 25 year old graduate with both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Global Management from London Metropolitan University and Regents Business School London. He was born in the City of Jos, Plateau State where he completed his secondary school.

Jammal joined Nigerian entertainment industry whilst studying in London. His debut performance was as a guest comedian on the AY Live in London’s 02 indigo show in 2010.

He’s also performed in different shows including AY Live (London, Abuja, Lagos, Asaba), Lord of the Ribs with Basket Mouth in Abuja, Nigeria @ 50 in Trafalgar Square, London, P-Square’s Album Launch in Lagos, Harp Rhythm Unplugged, Crack Ur Ribs and many more.

Jammal recently moved into the music industry collaborating with artists JJC and Terry Tha Rapman and released popular club songs in 2011 rapping in both Hausa and Pidgin English single called “Taka Rawa” His latest effort is a single titled Dirty Wine, the single made it to the No. 1 spot on Wazobia FM and No 10. On MTV’s top 10 Afro beats songs.

‘White Nigerian’ is currently in the NYSC Orientation Camp in Nasarawa State Central Nigeria. Jammal is arguably the first ever full “White” or Nigerian participate in the National Youth Service Corp scheme, a programme established to expose young Nigerians to cultures and people they would not otherwise have contemplated knowing. NYSC came into being in Nigeria in the 70’s.
‘White Nigerian’ Jammal does not have dual citizenship. In his words ‘Nigeria is the only country I know. It is my homeland and with all its challenges it is a place that will make substantial progress if we all decide to commit ourselves to his betterment’

Kayode Ogundamisi

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