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Actor, Amaechi Mounagor Battling Kidney Disease, Diabetes, And Stroke

By Itunu Azeez Kareem
28 November 2023   |   9:58 am
In a recent update, Tony Muonagor, cousin to the popular Nollywood actor Amaechi Mounagor, shared the actor's health struggles. Amaechi, known for his roles in the film industry, is currently facing kidney disease, diabetes, and a recent stroke during his three-week hospital stay. Tony revealed in a heartfelt Facebook post on Sunday that Amaechi has…

In a recent update, Tony Muonagor, cousin to the popular Nollywood actor Amaechi Mounagor, shared the actor’s health struggles. Amaechi, known for his roles in the film industry, is currently facing kidney disease, diabetes, and a recent stroke during his three-week hospital stay.

Tony revealed in a heartfelt Facebook post on Sunday that Amaechi has been managing his diabetes for years, with the family bearing the financial burden. Unfortunately, a recent stroke has intensified his health challenges, making the situation more serious.

Tony’s post stated, “Two weeks ago, I visited my cousin Amaechi Mounagor at the Nnewi Teaching Hospital. Amaechi is currently down with kidney disease, diabetes, and stroke. He had been managing his diabetes over the years and living his life. He is presently undergoing weekly dialysis and other treatments at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi.”

He further clarified, “Contrary to most online publications, Amaechi is my first cousin. His father and my father are of the same father. We have had a wonderful relationship as members of the same industry, and I am proud of him as a ‘brother.'”

Tony also expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support from fans, friends, and well-wishers, noting that many groups have been contributing to help with Amaechi’s hospital bills.

Providing an update on Amaechi’s current condition, Tony shared, “As of today, there’s some improvement. His blood sugar is under control, but he is still on admission, weekly dialysis, physiotherapy, and other treatments. His full treatments and recovery require sustained funding or donations.”

Amaechi Mounagor’s health struggles have garnered attention from fans and supporters worldwide, with various groups rallying together to assist in his recovery. The actor’s cousin emphasized the ongoing need for financial support to ensure Amaechi receives the necessary treatments for a full recovery.

As the entertainment industry unites in support, updates on Amaechi’s health continue to be shared with fans and the wider online community.

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