Young Man Whose One Leg is 'Always Up' Due to Rare Medical Condition Finally Gets Help From Kogi Government
A Nigerian man who has been suffering due to a rare medical condition which left one of his legs suspended in the air might finally find succour.
A Nigerian man with an unsual medical condition leaving one of his legs suspended in the air will now receive treatment to be sponsored by the Kogi State government. The man was spotted by Barry Idakwo in a village near Ugbamaka, Olomaboro local government of Kogi State.
Ahmed Attah, the special assistant on Health to Governor Bello who also works at Specialist Hospital Lokoja revealed that the young man is expected in Lokoja today for treatment under the auspices of the Kogi State Health Funds for Indigent Citizens established by Governor Yahya Bello.
"I can confirm to you that the young man is being expected in Lokoja today (he was expected Monday and yesterday actually, but the Secretary to his LGA who was supposed to have brought him was held up by some emergencies). Arrangements have already been concluded with the Orthopedic Surgeon who will attend to him once he gets here.
"This young man from Inele is going to be given a new lease on life.
"The Kogi State Health Funds for Indigent Citizens established by Governor Bello is accessible to those who really need it. And those who need it get it irrespective of tribe or religion, Ahmed Attah J said.
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