One of Senator Ike Ekweremadu’s daughters, Sonia Ekweremadu, has turned to Instagram to request a kidney donor.
The 25-year-old revealed that after receiving a diagnosis of the rare kidney condition FSGS Nephrotic Syndrome in 2019,
Which then forced to discontinue her postgraduate studies.
According to her, her family has fought to save her life,
and as a result, her parents are now being charged with crimes directly related to her illness.
The Media and Communications graduate said she presently receives 5 hours of dialysis 3 to 4 times a week
and this is at the expense of her family.
“The last three years have been extremely challenging,” she wrote.
She then begged Nigerians to come to her aid, writing:
“I, Sonia Ekweremadu, hereby appeal to the general public to come to my aid and save my life.”
“I am appealing to anybody to whom it may please to assist me willingly with a kidney donation in the name of God,” she added.
She explained that her family members would have willingly donated to her, but her case is a genetic illness and any donation from a family member means the illness will likely reoccur.
Read her appeal below.
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