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An ex-banker primarily based in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, John Onwurah, is struggling to combat off kidney failure and dwell fortunately along with his spouse and 4 children.
To tug by way of the life-threatening ailment, the 42-year-old native of Anambra State wants about N11m for kidney transplant and medicine however has solely been in a position to elevate N5m.
A medical report dated January 28, 2021 and signed by a guide nephrologist, Dr Ameh A., indicated that Onwurah “is being managed for power kidney illness and can be needing kidney transplant.”
Onwurah advised Metropolis Spherical that he began falling sick consistently in 2017 and was treating malaria and typhoid.
He stated when his well being deteriorated in November 2017 and he may not work, he was taken to Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital for a complete checkup which revealed that he’s affected by power kidney illness.
He stated, “I had been managing it since that point and was on a month-to-month checkup. In December 2020, the ailment received out of hand; it introduced me down utterly. The docs stated it was time for kidney transplant however I wanted to begin dialysis instantly.
“In February, I began utilizing Zenith Medical and Kidney Centre the place I plan to do the transplant. I’m a chartered accountant. I labored with a financial institution for 11 years however resigned to pursue additional schooling so I may change my profession to lecturing. Then this kidney failure challenge got here up and put a maintain on my desires.”
Onwurah stated he began soliciting funds to hold out the surgical procedure and was in a position to elevate N5m which had been deposited on the hospital.
He added, “The estimated invoice for the surgical procedure is N9,090,000 and N2,073,600 for post-transplant therapy treatment. I’m interesting to Nigerians for assist. I’ve 4 kids and a spouse who I’m presupposed to cater for. I don’t need them to undergo.”
Donations for Onwurah’s therapy could be made to his Constancy Checking account with the identify: John Onyeka Onwurah and account quantity: 6239060359.
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