Amaechi Muonagor, a veteran Nollywood actor, has shared a poignant video in which he opens up about his recent health struggles, having experienced a partial stroke that has left him paralyzed. In the video, he also appeals to Nigerians for financial support.
This development occurs amid the ongoing health challenges of another iconic Nollywood star, Mr. Ibu, who, from his hospital bed, had previously called on Nigerians for assistance.
In the video, Amaechi Muonagor recounts the unfortunate incident where he suffered the partial stroke. He explains that a few months ago, he was on a film set with some old colleagues when he decided to leave. It was during this moment that he experienced the stroke. He expressed gratitude that the incident didn’t happen while he was driving, as the consequences could have been far worse.
The seasoned actor goes on to apologize for keeping his health issues private, revealing that he didn’t anticipate the duration and severity of his condition. In his plea, he asks for support from well-meaning and charitable individuals to aid him during this challenging time of need.
This heartfelt video from Amaechi Muonagor highlights the vulnerability and medical challenges faced by some of Nigeria’s beloved veteran actors and their appeal for assistance from the public.
Watch the video below:
Dear Nigerians, let us come together and help our Nollywood legend, Ameachi Muonago.— OTUNBA (@ManLikeIcey) November 3, 2023
He’s currently paralyzed. pic.twitter.com/iuF99l2LFN