I have been on wheel chair going through pains for the past three years since i was injured in an accident along the popular Benin Lagos express road by ovia river Edo state.
I was on my way back from Lagos, going to the city of Benin in Edo state on April 25, 2013 when the car i was travelling in rolled of the road into the bush leaving me with a spinal injury and i undergo a major surgery behind my neck down to my back.
I was first treated at Oreste medical center and later underwent a surgery at the university of Benin teaching hospital (UBTH) under the care of Dr udor and Dr azeez where a screw bolt was screwed into my skull with a rope tied on it holding a metal bucket filled with stones to stabilize my spine.
“After the surgery i stayed at the Hospital for about a month and was discharged to be undergoing physiotherapy,”
My father and siblings met the physiotherapy costs as well as the buying of adult diapers and weekly changing of a urinal catheter until they were unable to raise the required amount and stopped taking me to the physiotherapy session.
“During the second year I called for help from family and friends and they started carrying me to churches, herbal homes and bone setters believing God for a miracle for me to be on my feet again.My family has been struggling with purchasing diapers as my father business has run down and my siblings who are running a small businesses hardly earn enough money required for my upkeep.
Last year, my family ran out of funds and even the extended family and friends were unable to raise more money.
“We have exhausted all avenues of fund raising and have come out to ask good Samaritans to help me so that the second surgery to finally correct the wrong in my spine and help me regain my ability to move with support and at least visit the toilet hence reducing the diaper budget,”
My family has obtained a quote from the Artemis Health Institute Sector 51, Gurgaon 122001, Haryana, India which indicates that the xrays, drugs, tests and surgery will cost #1.5 million naira.
“When we calculated the physiotherapy required after the surgery plus other expenses while in India we came to a figure of #1.7million naira which make up round figure of #3.2 million naira.
My mobile number is 08166090656 you can call me for any information you need to know about me
PLEASE YOU CAN DONATE TO MY BANK ACCOUNT;
Account Name: OLUSHOLA IBITAYO,
Account number: 2039676241,
United bank of Africa (UBA)
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