Nollywood actress, Kemi Afolabi, announced that she has begun treatment for her year-long illness, lupus.
The actress had disclosed that she was battling the autoimmune disease in early 2022.
Sharing pictures of herself at the hospital yesterday, the actress noted that she was undergoing treatment at The John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, United States.
She wrote, “I commenced my lupus treatment journey today 06/30/2022 with @hopkinsmedicine Alihamdulilah.
In her appreciation post, she mentioned Mercy Aigbe, Funke Akindele-Bello, Toyin Abraham, Yomi Fabiyi, Akin Olaiya, Adeoti Kazim, Shola Kosoko, Wumi Toriola, and others, as sponsors of the fundraiser.
She had then revealed that the treatment, which will take place abroad, has been scheduled to begin in June 2022.
According to Yomi Fabiyi, he reveal the following statement;
“I must start by thanking God Almighty for all he has done and will still do in the life of Actress Kemi Afolabi @kemiafolabiadesipe
Special thanks HUGELY to you FANS and LOVE ONES for standing by her and giving her hope in cash and kind.
Our sincere Gratitude to the US Government @usinnigeria for granting the EMERGENCY HEALTH VISA to her, we are in your debt forever.
Gratitude of course also to John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, 🇺🇸 @hopkinsmedicine for your prompt, quality services, humanity and support.
I must thank all the SAVE KEMI AFOLABI COMMITTEE members headed by Mercy Aigbe. Also @chudeity and crew, you guys are blessed. And to you Seun @seun_sarr you are such an angel, thank you so so so much. None of us will recieve this as a reward. To all our colleagues and media that has helped, this will not be taken for granted.
Kemi Afolabi has begun her LUPUS TREATMENT in John Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, United States of America with her mother with her to offer all necessary support. We are hopeful this”.