Promise needs N6.2m for third open-heart surgery
Nine-year-old Promise Nnaji was diagnosed with a heart disease known as Tetralogy of the Fallot in July 2009.Promise, who has undergone two open-heart surgeries (Intra Cardiac Repair) at Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, Nodia, India and MIOT Centre for Children’s Cardiac Care, still requires N6.2 million to undergo the final surgery.
According to a Medical Report signed by Director and Chief Pediatric Cardio Thoracic Surgeon, MIOT Centre for Children’s Cardiac Care, Dr. Robert Coelho: “Promise was diagnosed to have transposition of great arteries, sub-pulmonary ventricular septal defects, severe valvular and sub- valvular pulmonary stenosis, and S/P. left BT shunt.”
His father, Philip Nnaji told The Guardian that well-meaning Nigerians and Kanu Heart foundation funded the first two surgeries.He is, however, appealing to well-meaning Nigerians and corporate organisations to assist in saving his son’s life.You can send your donations to ECO Bank, Nnaji Promise Manasseh, Account number: 0811000508 or call 08056543080.
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