Veteran Nollywood actress Maureen Okpoko has passionately appealed to Nigerians to come to her aid as she suddenly went blind.
The actress, who made the call in a trending video on the internet, indicated that she needed urgent medical attention or she would lose her sight completely.
The ailing actress explained that she needs money to treat vision impairment and blindness, hence the need to reach out to Nigerians
In her words, ”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.”
Okpoko has appeared in many Nigerian television series, including Baby Oku, Red Scorpion, Clinic Matters, University Mafias, Sorrowful, Dear Mother and others.
The 62-year-old Anambra born Actress also starred in many Nollywood films such as Matured Games, Crazy Temper, Enemy of Light, The Banker, Wasted, Falling, One Room, Labour Room, and The Duplex, amongst others.