By Onoriode Etatsemi
An Accident Victim Mr Meyuwa Lelekumo Ayentega an indigene of Okpe Local government area of Delta state has sent a ‘save our soul’ message to the Governor of Delta State, Rt Hon. Elder Sheriff Oborevwori and other well meaning Nigerians
Mr Lelekumo who on a Wheelchair addressed journalists in his number 3 Old ogorode road resident, off mission road Sapele said on March 18th 2022, he was on his way coming down to Sapele from Ondo state where he was doing his trading activities to attend the burial ceremony of his late mother was involved in a fatal automobile accident that almost claimed his life.
The accident victim who is maternally an Ijaw by tribe, while narrating his ordeal to Newsmen, as he cried out for help, explained that on his way down, along the ever busy Lagos-Benin express way, as he was driving all alone in his vehicle suddenly spotted a trailer on top of the contovercial Ovia Bridge which is notorious to several accidents in the past close to Benin city and tried to apply his break but the break failed him completely since it was raining heavily and before he could realize what was happening, he was right under the articulated vehicle.
He added that sympathisers came to his rescue by rushing him to the hospital somewhere in Benin City where it was certified by a Doctor that he had a fractured hip, one leg including bruses in other parts of his body, adding that the Doctor told him further that before he could be discharged he needed to pay a total sum of three million naira(3000,000,00) Only before an emergency surgery could be performed on him to correct his system.
“As I am talking to you now, I have already sold every of my properties to fund my treatment since last year but I could not get better. I was discharged from the hospital just like that since i could not afford the money. The Doctor asked me to pay the money so that I can be operated upon. Now my brothers, referring to journalists who were with him. How can I get that amount ?”.He lamented .
“I am appealing to the Delta state Governor Rt Hon. Elder Sheriff Oborevwori to come to my rescue. I know him to be a very good man hence I invited you people to help me reach out to him. He has been helping people. I remembered he took one boy who was almost killed by his guardians to hospital years back and gave him scholarship. He is a nice man. I know if he hears my story, He will still help me. “All other well meaning Nigerians please do not leave me to die in this my travail” he appealed.
The accident victim, Mr Lelekumo Meyuwa can be reached on his wheel chair at No 3, Old ogorode road resident off mission road, beside Mountain of Fire Ministries Sapale or he can also be reached through his mobile phone 08038024811. His account Number is Lelekumo Meyiwa , First Bank 3078230553