- A Nigerian lady birthed with one and a half leg has taken to social media to seek help
- In her appeal, the lady identified as @GeChi__ on Twitter said her condition has caused her pains and injuries as she can't enjoy life like other normal persons
- According to her, she needs an ortho-prosthesis to be able to gain the full use of her legs again
A distraught young lady has passionately appealed to well-meaning individuals to come to her rescue so she can have her life back. She was born with incomplete limbs - one and a half legs.
In a Twitter post made on her behalf by @Embee_bob, the lady said she was born with a rare cogenital anomaly that makes one limb to be shorter than the other because the femur wasn't well-formed in the womb.
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The lady in question identified with the handle @GeChi__ said she thought the shorter limb will be amputated but was delighted to hear from her doctor that there is a solution. And the solution involves her getting an ortho-prosthesis which will cost her N850k.
While lamenting how her condition has deprived her of getting a job and also furthering her education, she begged Nigerians to help her as she is tired of pains and injuries caused by the disorder.
@GeCgi__ said she wants to regain the use of her legs again so she can get a job and help her mother.
She went on to share x-ray results of the affected limb.
Nigerians felt for her as many took to the comment section to offer her support.
"This breaks my heart. I hope you find all the aid you need."
"My little contribution won't do much but I'll send it anyways.
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"I pray better help will come your way."
"Help will definitely come your way. Sorry."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young single mum had appealed to Nigerians to help her return to school.
Taking to Twitter, the lady identified as Uke Doose Priscilla shared her heart-touching story. Doose said she had gained admission into a college of education with the hopes of becoming a teacher but got distracted along the course of her study.
She had dropped out of school after getting pregnant and was not able to handle nursing a child while pursuing her academics.