“We have been given the task to look for her; once we get hold of her we are going to question her for disseminating false information,” Jalloh said at the weekly government press briefing.
He denounces official corruption, especially among politicians.
In his latest album, released a few months ago, the artist mocked an unnamed powerful political figure who uses his power to amass wealth at the expense of the state.
That album, the biggest in the country’s pop music history, attracted condemnations from pro-government forces but acclamation from the general public.
In the Al Jazeera interview, the star artist further claimed that he’d received threats from politicians over the album.
The reporter added that the musician claimed he had been denied permission to launch his album in Freetown after several such launches upcountry attracted huge crowds.