By Ilam Patricia
Miss Precious Alisi a graduate of Velos Commercial Secondary school Ikom, is battling with Guillain-Barre which has paralyzed her body.
Alisi, a native of Boki Local Government Area in Central Cross River State but resides in Ikom was admitted on November 12th 2018 into the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), where she is currently receiving intensive care.
The 15 years old who sat for the 2018 May/June West African Examinations Council (WAEC), fell ill while awaiting resources to pick Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) form.
According to Mrs. Enene Akonjom, founder of the Enene Akonjom Foundation when contacted by this reporter after she took to twitter calling for help in saving the 15 years old Precious.
According to her, “Our attention was drawn to help cater for her medical bills and feedings for the period of time she will be in the hospital.”
She lamented that the little funds they had, has been exhausted due to the payment of bills, purchase of drugs, physiotherapy and feeding among other expenses.
She called on government, groups, organizations and well meaning Nigerians as well as the media for support to enable Alisi regain her paralyzed legs.
Miss Precious is in need of 550, 000 Naira for physiotherapy and a wheel Chair.
Interested donors can contribute directly to her account using the details below:
Account Name: Sandra Alisi Edward,
Bank: Diamond Bank
Account Number: 0089045692.
Guillain- Barre according to the www.heathline.com is a rare but serious auto immune disorder which the immune system attacks healthy nerve cells in peripheral nervous system which can eventually lead to paralysis and it is said to affect people of all ages.
Statistics from the above source says about 100 thousand people get affected yearly and there is a death toll of 7.5% of those affected.
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