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Ekweremadu’s daughter appeals for kidney donation

Sonia and her father, Ike Ekweremadu

Daughter of former Deputy Senate President Sonia Ekweremadu has made an emotion laden appeal for a good Samaritan to donate a kidney to her.

In the request which is currently making the rounds on social media Sonia noted that such donation must be on compassionate ground in line with the laws of the United kingdom.

Hear 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 a rare kidney disease, FSGS 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 5 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 3 years have been extremely challenging. The charges being faced by my parents in London presently, are directly connected to my illness and have complicated matter for me and my family. I do not intend to delve into details of this unfortunate development as the matter is still in Court. I am however optimistic that the truth will prevail and it will end in praise to God.

In the circumstance above, I am appealing to anybody whom it may please to assist me willingly with a kidney donation in the name of God.
Thank you and God bless you.

Copied from Sonia’s Instagram handle @soniaekw

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