Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Veteran actor's leg amputated

Nollywood actor and star of Village Headmaster, Tunde Alabi has had his leg amputated.

The ailing veteran has been lying critically ill, over complications from diabetes at the Lagos General Hospital.

According to Vanguard, he had one of his legs amputated to save him from further complication on Monday, October 24, 2016.

His friend Paul Julius said there were several efforts to checkmate the amputation surgery but all failed as they seemed to have come rather too late.

Julius, who has been taking care of him, said the sick actor has no home to go back to after the surgery. He said, “ As I speak with you, the amputated leg has just been taken to the mortuary. But that is not our major concern right now but where he will return to as his home. Right now, he has no family, no friend that can take him in. He is homeless.”

"Our effort to reach the governor of Lagos State, his home state, has only proven partially successful as nothing definitive has come off it. The governor knows Uncle Tunde and will be willing to help but bottlenecks of bureaucracy has not helped matters,” he added.

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