#SaveMayowa Young Cancer Sufferer Needs $100,000 For Life Saving Surgery + Watch Toyin Aimakhu’s Emotional Plea!
On Sunday night a video went viral on Instagram Nigeria of a young woman named Ahmed Mayowa Shukurat pleading for financial assistance for her failing health.
You see since early 2015 Mayowa has been in an out of hospital unknown to her she was suffering from Ovarian cancer which has now affected her liver. She was misdiagnosed by several top hospitals in Lagos and treated for unrelated ailments. It was only in the last few months that visiting doctors diagnosed her with Ovarian cancer. She needs N32 Million ($100,000) for lifesaving surgery in Atlanta.
She needs it fast!
As well meaning Nigerians reposted the sad video which showed a skeletal Mayowa fighting for her life and trying her best to get help, actress Toyin Aimakhu made her way to Mayowa’s hospital side at LUTH in Lagos. She not only spent time with her but she also brought a smile to her face as the two hung out.
Toyin also made a tearful plea for help which went viral and this immediately prompted her Nollywood colleagues to pick up on the story, thereby creating awareness about Mayowa’s plight.
Watch the videos after the jump