Nollywood actress, Kemi Afolabi has disclosed that she had began her lupus surgery in the United States.
Taking to her social media handle on Thursday, June 30, the thespian, Kemi Afolabi announced that the treatment of her year-long illness, Lupus has began.
Lupus is an inflammatory condition where the immune system attacks its own tissues and organs.
Recall that disclosing her illness propelled her colleagues to launch a fundraiser for her. It can now be said that the fundraising campaign was a success following pictures of the actress at John Hopkins Hospital in Maryland, United States.
Captioning the pictures on her Instagram page, she wrote, “I commenced my lupus treatment journey today 06/30/2022 with @hopkinsmedicine Alihamdulilah.
This coming after actress, Kemi Afolabi broke down in tears during an interview with media personality Chude Jideonwo, as she revealed the medical professionals said she has only 5 years to live and she has lived one year out of that already.
According to Kemi, she has spent so much money already to manage it as the disease is incurable.
“I have lupus. It’s not curable. You just have to take medications for the rest of your life.” She said.
She quoted her doctor as saying, “Make sure you are with your loved ones. At least, you still have up to five years.”