- Nigerian actor Akinpelu Akeem has asked Nigerians to assist him financially
- It has been revealed that the actor is critically ill and he needs money to treat his illness
- An account number was provided for those willing to make donations
Another Nollywood veteran actor Akinpelu Akeem, popularly known as Ogunmajek, is said to be currently battling a critical illness and he has called on Nigerians for help.
Legit.ng came across a post shared on Esho Promotions UK Facebook's page revealing the actor's illness.
In the Facebook post, it was revealed that the actor needs financial assistance to treat his illness. The actor begged Nigerians to help him with cash.
The post also had photos of the actor at the hospital fighting against the terrible illness. Nigerians who are willing to help were asked to donate money in an account. The post read: "Kindly help with a donation of any amount to this GTB account 0125019443 Akinpelu Akeem Abidemi."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that actor and scriptwriter, Gbenga Ajumoko, recently passed away months after battling with two chronic ailments. The actor, who was from Ijebu, Ogun state, was said to have been hospitalised for over six months after he was diagnosed.
He was being treated at a hospital in Sagamu, Remo in Ogun state. According to reports, Ajumoko was diagnosed with kidney failure and diabetes disease. It was also reported that the actor was earlier diagnosed with hypertension, which led to the failure of his kidneys.
It was said that Ajumoko was being treated in secret when he was diagnosed but when the illness got worse it was revealed to the public. The actor's failing health had caused a lot of buzz in the Yoruba movie industry after Iyabo Ojo urged her colleagues to help Ajumoko.
The deceased actor had begged Nigerians and the government to come to his aide. At the time, the injections he had to take per day cost N20,000 and Ojo alleged that she contributed for him to be taken care of.
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