“After a cancer scare, I was put on lifelong medication.” Mercy Johnson discusses her health problem (Video)
Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie has opened up on her cancer health scare.
The mother of four made the shocking revelation on her show, Mercy’s Menu with Joke Silva. Mercy Johnson revealed that she and her husband had to face their new reality as she was placed on medication for life.
According to her, her last born was 6 months old when they found out about it and during the surgery, she found out that she had to live on medication for the rest of her lives.
She said, “I had a scare. I had a cancer scare. It was like a journey for us because of the kids. My last born was 6 months at that time.
We had to understand that this is our new reality. Let’s get the surgery done.
They said I was going to be on medication for the rest of my life. It was a reality that we had to sit down”.
Ikechukwu gives update on his health
Just days back, Kemi Filani reported that rapper, Ikechukwu Onunaki simply known as Ikechukwu had given a health update on his paralysis.
The rapper, who has been bedridden for weeks, took to his Instagram page to share videos of him trying to get back on his feet. In his caption, Ikechukwu prophesied healings to himself as he promised to never take things for granted.
“Slowly but surely.
I will get back walking, will touch my toes without bending my knees.
I will feel no sharp stabs in my back or legs, and do back flip in February.
All the things I took for granted by letting my regular practices fall off.
Never again as God is my witness and healer.
P.s I will also gain the weight back”.
Ikechukwu opens up on his illness
Recall that during an Instagram live session with Daddy Freeze, Ikechukwu had claimed he is currently suffering from an illness called herniated disc and acute sciatica which have rendered his entire right side paralyzed.
He stated that the illness has kept him bedridden and he is currently using crutches.
When asked if he was still in Nigeria, Ikechuckwu said he left the country already to seek better medical care abroad after being dissatisfied with what he got.
He said, “Baba I get herniated disc and acute sciatica and it paralyzed my whole right side, lumbar 4 and 5. A whole me can you imagine, na bed wen I don dey since.
“Baba, if you see me, I’m not same person you knew before, the guy who does backflips left and right.
“To waka dey pain me. I no fit waka.
“I pulled it on the 17th in the morning, and instead of calming down, I went to a show I was booked for, the following day, I couldn’t get out of bed. After two more days of dealing with the pain, I had to rush to Evercare Hospital around 3 a.m.
“They put drips in both of my hands with painkillers, which only lasted a little bit, and I no won risk my life with Nigerian healthcare again, so I just got a ticket straight to Yankee.”