A famous Nollywood actor, Ameachi Muonagor, is currently suffering from a stroke and seeking financial support from his fans and Nigerians online.
The actor, who started out as a journalist with the News Agency of Nigeria in 1989 before making his Nollywood debut in the early 90s classic Taboo (Part 1), went public with his illness in a viral video on social media on Thursday. the night.
His cousin, singer Tony One Week, who shared the video on Facebook, said the actor is seriously ill and urgently needs support, adding that no amount is too small to save his life.
The 61-year-old actor spoke incoherently from his hospital bed, saying: “I’m sick; This thing called a stroke overtook me and from there I was rushed to the hospital. The first hospital they took me to was Nnewi, where I spent about two months. And they referred me to Nnewi Teaching Hospital, and here I am.
“On that set I was with Emeka Ani, Patience Ozokwo, Rita Edochie and Ebele Okaro; At the end of that time, I was going to get into my car when I ran into this problem, and since then, it’s getting worse. Right now I can’t move; I can’t walk alone. “My whole left half is paralyzed, so it’s a problem for me.”
The actor, who revealed that he has been managing the illness for seven months, apologized for keeping the ailment a secret.
“I am very sorry for not letting the public know sooner because I didn’t know it would last this long, but as things stand now, I am appealing to well-meaning people to come to my aid to see how they can help me. It’s paralysis, half of my body. You can send funds to 3036808437, First Bank. Amaechi Muonagor’.”
The actor, who hails from Obosi in Anambra State, is known for his roles in films such as ‘Igodo’, ‘Aki na Ukwa’ and ‘Karashika’.