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Woman who needs N 22m for kidney transplant cries out for help

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Woman who needs N 22m for kidney transplant cries out for help

 

 

A kidney disease patient from Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State, Mrs. Motunrayo Latifat Akintade , who needs N 22 million for urgent kidney transplant has appealed to government and public-spirited individuals and organisations to come to her rescue.

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The mother of two has been battling to stay alive for over a year when she was diagnosed of the terminal ailment.

Mrs. Motunrayo who is a trader is currently on dialysis at the Lagoon Hospital, Lagos, while she has been transferred to St, Nicholas Hospital to carry out the surgery.

Narrating her ordeal to our Correspondent, Mrs. Motunrayo said life had become so burdensome and painful as a result of the sickness which had drained the family’s resources.

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She has kidney problem with complications which require that she must undergo a kidney transplant procedure to stay alive.

Her medical report from the St. Nicholas Hospital shows that the patient “is currently dialysis dependent.

According to the medical report dated January 23, 2022, the patient needs kidney transplant to survive.

She said that the family could no longer bear the financial cost of her renal care dialysis which she goes through at least three times a week.

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Inquiries by Lagostimes Nigeria revealed that each dialysis session with other necessary drugs and occasional blood transfusion costs about N40,000 making a total of N120,000 per week.

A care coordinator, Dr. Pintos Egesimba said that the patient should consider a possible kidney transplant to stay alive.

The patient who spoke from her Sango Ota resident appealed to members of the public to come to her rescue lamenting that her family is already exhausted.

“I earnestly ask people to help me come out of this condition. I can’t sleep, I can’t breathe well, I can’t even sit down very well,” she lamented.

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Corroborating his wife’s account, her husband,

Mr. Femi Akintade, a Public Servant said the ailment had drained the family’s resources since the wife started going for dialysis.

My meager resources can no longer bear the cost of her treatment; I need urgent assistance for my wife’s life to be saved”, he agonised almost in tears.

I don’t know how the two kids and I can cope without my beloved wife who means so much to us”, Mr. Femi further lamented.

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Meanwhile, the husband can be reached via his GSM line: 08023902890, while any donation could be made through her GTBank account: 0677380947 Akintade Motunrayo Latifat, and GoFundMe link: https://gofund.me/b560c0ea:

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