Orphan, Six Others Volunteer to Donate Kidney to Sarah Akoji From Kogi

A kidney transplant patient, Sarah Akoji from Ankpa Local Government Area of Kogi State, has found compassion in seven Nigerians who have volunteered to donate their kidneys to her.

Sarah was diagnosed of kidney problem and needed a transplant, as announced on the popular Brekete family radio programme. 

Ahmed Isa, anchor of the programme popularly called ordinary president, revealed Sarah’s situation to his guests.

He also revealed to guests that the patient was funded with N500,000 on Tuesday for dialysis which she did last in November 2021.

On Tuesday, the presenter solicited for volunteers to donate a kidney to Sarah.

The following day, Wednesday, the volunteers came up offering their kidneys in compassion for Sarah.

One of the volunteers, Andrew Yakuba is an indigene of Borno State whose parents were slaughtered by terrorist group Boko Haram in a Borno farm.

Narrating his story, Yakubu said: “My parents are all dead. They died in the farm during a Boko Haram attack in 2012. That was what brought me to Abuja and I’m staying here in an Internally Displaced People (IDP) camp”

The other volunteers are Philip Waya, a Pastor, Felix Telimo, Olutosin Adedayo, Abbas Mohammed, Emmanuel Eze and Joy Ameh.

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