Veteran Nollywood actress Maureen Okpoko made a heartfelt plea for help from Nigerians after she suddenly went blind.
The actress, who made the request in a viral video on the Internet, warned that if she didn’t get immediate medical help, she would completely lose her sight.
The sick role interpreter revealed that she must solicit donations from Nigerians in order to pay for the treatment of her blindness and vision impairment.
”living with vision loss has been challenging, but I’m grateful to God for the gift of life. I suddenly lost my sight, which means I can no longer see or I can’t see for now.
”I’m seeking your financial assistance. It would be greatly appreciated if you all could come to my aid. Also, I need your prayers and words of encouragement, it has not been an easy journey for me, but I’m grateful for the gift of life. Thank you all.” She wrote.
Okpoko has made numerous television appearances in Nigeria, including Baby Oku, Red Scorpion, Clinic Matters, University Mafias, Sorrowful, Dear Mother, and others.
The Anambra born, also appeared in other Nollywood productions, including Matured Games, Enemy of Light, The Banker, Wasted, Falling, One Room, Labour Room, The Duplex, Crazy Temper, among others.