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The prospect of a mechanical engineer in Ota, Ogun State, Adeyemi Odukomaiya, to have one other shot at a wholesome life and maintain his household now relies upon largely on his capability to lift N9m for kidney transplant.
The daddy of two had been battling diabetes for 13 years however his situation worsened final yr when he was recognized with a kidney drawback.
The 48-year-old instructed Metropolis Spherical that he had been on dialysis since October 2020, spending N70,000 on two periods each week.
He mentioned, “I’m diabetic and have been treating it for 13 years. It later affected my kidney. I’m now on dialysis and I’ve two periods per week. Every session is N35,000. The physician has suggested that I might bear a kidney transplant.
“I’ve been spending the little cash I’ve on dialysis. My supply of earnings has been handled due to my well being situation.”
Odukomaiya mentioned he made enquiries at St Nicholas Hospital in Lagos on the price of the transplant and was instructed that the process would value N9m excluding post-transplant therapy.
“I don’t have the means to lift N9m for the transplant. I attraction to individuals to assist me,” he added.
The discover of the invoice signed by the pinnacle nurse of the Dialysis Unit at St Nicholas Hospital, M.E. Idoko, said that “the cash must be accomplished earlier than surgical procedure can happen.”
It added, “We additionally encourage the deposit of an extra N1m to cowl not less than six month post-transplant medicine as we’ve found that many individuals lack the funds to buy their medicine for the primary six months, which is essential to the survival of the kidney. Please observe it’s non-compulsory.”
Donations for Odukomaiya may be made to his First Checking account with the title, Odukomaiya Adeyemi and account quantity: 3015647455.
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