The daughter of Nigeria’s former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has made a public appeal for kidney donation via social media.
Sonia Ekweremadu, daughter of the lawmaker, in her appeal to the public said please, don’t let me die, she appealed to the ordeal of her parents who landed in trouble in the quest to save her.
Sen. Ike Ekweremadu and his wife (Beatrice), were arrested in the UK, for allegedly committing the crime of human trafficking.
Sonia Ekweremadu on Monday in an Instagram post asked members of the public to assist her.
“I, Sonia Ekweremadu, hereby appeal to the general public to come to my aid and save my life. I am 25 years old and a graduate of Media and Communications, University of Coventry. I dropped out of my post-graduate studies at the University of Newcastle in 2019 when I was diagnosed with rare kidney disease, FSGS.
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“Nephrotic Syndrome. My family has battled to save my life and has taken me to various hospitals, but the illness persisted and kept degenerating. I am alive today by the special grace of God. I am presently in London, UK, receiving five hours of dialysis 3-4 times a week. This is at the expense of my family as I am not qualified for NHS due to my immigration status.
“The last three years have been extremely challenging. The charges being faced by my parents in London presently are directly connected to my illness and have complicated matters for me and my family.