eteran Nollywood actress, Ini Edo has launched a fundraising campaign to support a baby who was born without eyes.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Ini Edo is seeking support to the tune of N6 million to help the baby regain her sight through surgery in India.
Ini Edo was distressed when she saw the video of the baby born without any traces of eyes.
The actress stated that some people are simply blessed by God because their offspring are still alive and unaffected by defections.
The baby’s abnormality was classified as “Anophthalmia,” a birth abnormality in which a baby is born with one or both eyes non-existent.
She further stated that some series of test carried out on the baby has revealed that the newborn has eyes but would need surgery for her to see.
According to Ini, the surgery will be performed in three stages: the outer false opening, the eyeballs, and the correction surgery, all of which will take place in India.
Ini Edo also disclosed that the procedure is expected to cost N6,000,000, and she is appealing to generous Nigerians to help with donations to help raise the funds.
Ini Edo wrote: “This baby is just 30 days old born with no traces of eyes called anophthalmia, a birth defect where a baby is born without one or both eyes.
“Series of test and scan discover that the baby is having eyes, but will need to undergo some surgeries which includes, the outer flesh opening, the eyeball opening and corrective surgery which will be done in India.
“Estimated surgery Bill is NGN6,000,000.00 (6 million naira). Please, we are all seeking your help and support on this 30 days old baby”.
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