HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE

Aproko Doctor narrates how he almost lost his eyesight due to Brain Tumor

Nigerian medical doctor and social media personality, Dr. Chinonso Egemba has narrated how he went down with a brain tumor and how he got it treated.

Dr. Chinonso Egemba AKA Aproko Doctor.

Dr. Egemba who is popularly known as @aproko_doctor on Twitter, said the tumor which almost got him blind, was removed by another Nigerian doctor, Dr. Tayo Ojo of Lagoon Hospitals, Lagos.

According to Aproko Doctor, who turned down counsel from those who told him to seek medical treatment abroad, investment in the health and education sectors are the two things Nigeria needs to care about the most.

He said in a tweet on Monday, “Throughout December of 2022, I was fighting for my life. I went blind in one eye on the 3rd of Dec. 2022 & on the 5th, I was diagnosed with a brain tumour.

“Today I stand here before you to share my story. It has been a long road to recovery but each day is better than the last. The full story of how this brain tumour affected me and my family is up on my YouTube, you can click the link below to watch the full video.

Dr. Tayo Ojo.

“It was Dr. Tayo Ojo, a neurosurgeon here in Nigeria that did the surgery. So many people begged me to leave the country and get the surgery done but something kept me back here because I still had trust in us.

Dr. Tayo Ojo and Dr. Egemba pose for a picture with others.

“We just need more investment in our health sector.Education, health. For me… those are the two systems any nation needs to succeed. I’m dedicating my life to seeing that they succeed in our country Nigeria. I hope you see it too.

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