Yoruba Nollywood actors have come out in large numbers to seek financial assistance for their colleague, Kemi Afolabi who is battling a terminal illness.
Nollynaijanews reported on March 11, 2022 that Kemi Afolabi opened up on suffering from Lupus.
In an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, the actress revealed that she had been diagnosed with lupus and she has just five more years to live.
“I have lupus. It’s not curable. You just have to take medications for the rest of your life. At a point I was exhausted after spending so much, I said i will stop and just wait for death to come ….but I brazed up for my daughter and have to continue spending the N1.2million on the medication doze weekly to survive….I have sold my cars, property, capital for business etc…..and Funke Akindele has been helpful, Toyin Abraham, Mercy Aigbe and others reached out and have been there…but I still need more support to be able to continue with my medication…”.
In a new twist of event, the actress who revealed that she spends millions of Naira weekly for treatments has cried out to the general public for assistance.
Colleagues like Mercy Aigbe, Toyin Abraham, Mide Martins and her husband Afeez Owo, Tayo Odueke, Bisola Badmus, Yomi Fabiyi, Wumi Toriola and many others have called for help on the actress’s behalf.
Mercy Aigbe who posted the news revealed that a go fund me page has been created on her behalf, she wrote : “Hello everyone, we need your help, Kemi needs your help and support. She is my very good friend, sister and colleague @kemiafolabiadesipe please kindly support us by clicking the link in my bio for the go fund acct or you can use the Nigeria account below….”