Young Lady Offers a Kidney to Save Ekweremadu’s Daughter


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A young lady, known as  Annastasia Michael Olamma, has offered to donate one of her kidneys to save the ailing daughter of Senator Eke Ekweremadu, Sonia.

Olamma, a 24-year-old lady, made her intention known to Sonia on Monday through an open letter on her Facebook Page.

Sonia Ekweremadu, who is suffering from Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Nephrotic Syndrome, (FSGS), wrote a passionate appeal on her Instagram Page on Monday, seeking a voluntary donor, who can spear one of her kidneys to save her life.

FSGS is a rare kidney disease that is a leading cause of excess protein loss that can be found in both adults and children regardless of age and gender.

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Ekweremadu in her post on IG narrated how she dropped out of her postgraduate studies at the University of Newcastle in 2019 after she was diag

nosed with the deadly syndrome.

In her open letter, Olamma, explicitly made her voluntary act of kindness known to offer one of her kidneys to Ekweremadu, if none of her family members could do that.

She took to the internet and wrote, “Kidney donation to Sonia Ekweremadu.

“I (Annastasia Michael Olamma) want to donate one of my Kidneys to Sonia Ekweremadu to save her life. I have made up my mind to do this to prove women can help women.

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“If any of her relatives mum, dad, siblings, cannot give out their kidney to save their bloodline then I will donate my own to save Sonia And I demand nothing in return. I pray it matches with her own.

“Am 24 years old. I don’t take alcohol and I believe my kidney is very healthy to donate.

“I have sent a message to her email and anticipate her reply”.



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