Nollywood veteran actress, Kemi Afolabi has commenced treatment for her illness, Lupus, at a hospital in the U.S. The actress had earlier this year confessed that she was struggling with the autoimmune disease. Several celebrities including Mercy Aigbe, Toyin Abraham, Mide Martins and her husband Afeez Owo, Tayo Odueke, Bisola Badmus, Yomi Fabiyi, Wumi Toriola, and others more called for aid on the actress’s behalf.
Yomi Fabiyi made the good news on her behalf as he wrote a lengthy appreciation post for all who contributed through prayers, time, and finances for her help, on Instagram, saying:
“I must start by thanking God Almighty for all he has done and will do in the life of actress Kemi Afolabi. Special thanks hugely to you Fans and loved ones for standing by her and giving her hope in cash and kind”.
He further wrote that he was immensely grateful to the U.S government for granting the Emergency Health Visa to Kemi. “Gratitude of course also to John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, @hopkinmedicine for your prompt, quality services, humanitarian, and support. I must thank all the SAVE KEMI AFOLABI COMMITTEE members headed by Mercy Aigbe. Also @chudeity and crew, you guys are blessed.”
“None of us will receive this as a reward. To all our colleagues and media that have helped, this will not be taken for granted. Kemi Afolabi has begun her LUPUS TREATMENT at John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, the United States of America with her mother with her offer all necessary support. We are hopeful this treatment will yield a positive result and cancel the previous life ultimatum given. She will live for many years and by his grace re-unite with the film industry and continue what she enjoys doing most. Once again, we are continually grateful and humbled. Her daughter Darasimi saying THANK YOU TOO”. Mr. Fabiyi concluded.