A baby with hole in the heart, Oluwadamola needs a #1.8million lifeline
By Mary Agidi
A five months old, Oladipo Oluwadamola who has been diagnosed with intra -cardiac defect, which means a hole in the heart needs a 1.8 million naira to live a normal life.
According to Medical team from Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile Ife in Osun State, Nigeria, attending to her, series of tests had been carried out on her.
The team, led by Dr. Okeniyi John, a peadiatric surgeon at OAUTH said if surgical operations are not performed on her now, she may not live to see February, 2018
To save her life, a non governmental organisation, Girls to Women Research and Development Center (G2W), has taken up the matter and it is asking members of the public to come to the aid of the young girl who holds a promising future.
“I became upset when the doctor told me we may loose the baby by end of January if she is not operated upon. Her surgery has been fixed for 7th January. So far, we less than #350,000 out of #1,800,000.” Mrs Falana said.
According to the coordinator of the organization, Mrs Olamide Falana a dedicated bank account has been opened for the purpose.
Acct no: 6040456426
Acct name: Oladipo Oluwadamola
Bank: Fidelity bank PLC
She enjoined well meaning Nigerians, corporate bodies and governments to save the life of Oluwadamola by donating generously.
Oluwadamola’s father is an artisan, who does landscaping while her mother is an auxiliary nurse.