By Emma Amaize

A 63-year-old widow, Mrs. Janet Ogbonna, who was diagnosed of malignant cancer of the anus, four years ago, has sent an urgent SOS to the Federal Government and public spirited Nigerians to raise N5 million to enable her undergo surgical treatment  in India.

Mrs. Janet Ogbonna?needs urgent help

Sunday Vanguard learnt that since 2008 when she was diagnosed of the disease at the Federal Medical Centre, Abia State, the Imo-State born woman, currently residing in Warri, Delta  State, has not been able to source the required fund for the operation.

Mrs. Ogbonna is from a disadvantaged background and her family could not afford the money.

Her son, Chidi Ogbonna, a student of Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, told  said:  ?My mother has been suffering since 2008 and we have gone to several hospitals all to no avail. This is a woman with only four children. One of the children died in 2004 and life has been difficult. ?I don?t want to be an orphan hence we are making this passionate appeal for the public to help us.

Please, we beg the public to help us to survive. Right now, the ailment has degenerated to bad stage and we were referred to India for proper treatment?.

Chidi disclosed that, on daily basis, ?I spend an average of N2, 000 to buy supplementary drugs to keep my  mother alive?, adding, ?My mother cannot even sleep, sit or stand properly because of the pains?.

Chidi could be reached on GSM number +23408101254091. If you want to help the family, you can pay into First Bank Account Number: 2006458236 with name Ogbonna Uchechukwu Chidi.

Source vanguardngr


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