A two-year-old girl, Esther Fiyinfoluwa Adetoro, who suffers from congenital heart disease (tetralogy of fallot), needs N6 million to correct the defect through surgery.
The girl’s father, Olusegun Adetoro, who spoke to reporters in Akure, said the family had spent all their savings and had possessions to support the child, despite her poor financial situation as a child. than civil servants.
Mr Adetoro, who lives at 4 Igbatoro Road, Akure, called on the government, philanthropists and the public to save the baby’s life.
He also showed the Guardian a medical echocardiography report which first diagnosed the condition, dated January 15, 2020.
In the medical report of Biket Medical Center, Cardiac Consultation Unit, Osogbo, Osun State; signed by the medical director, Dr AD Adenle, the toddler’s left atrium was not dilated, while the right atrium was dilated.
The two-dimensional echocardiography report detected abnormalities in the vein, atrium, ventricle, major arteries, pericardium, pulse wave Doppler, among others, making life unbearable for the baby and the family.
The left ventricular optical pathway is clear and the flow is laminar.
The aortic valve is three-leaf with no sign of stenosis or significant regurgitation. The left and right coronary arteries were clearly identified following the normal course,” the report states.
He also showed the second medical report of University Hospital Complex of Medical Sciences, Akure, Ondo State with reference: UNIMEDTH/408/068/ dated 4 May 2020, which required N6 million for surgery.
The report, signed by Dr OA Olubosede stated that “the child is diagnosed with congenital heart disease (tetralogy of Fallot). She would need around N6 million for surgery to correct the defect.
Confirming the situation, cardiologist Dr Olubosede told the Guardian that the baby’s health was deteriorating daily due to the delay in surgery.
She urged philanthropists and well-meaning Nigerians to come to the aid of little Fiyinfoluwa and her parents by raising 6 million naira as soon as possible for the operation.
The aid could reach the family via Union Bank account number: 0111057750 and name: Adetoro Cornelius Olusegun.
The father could be reached at 08068702540.