The Association of Kwara State Online Media Practitioners (ASKOMP) has written financial solicitation letter to Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Sen. Bukola Saraki, Prof. Wale Suleiman, Waziri Yakubu Gobir, Sen. Saliu Mustapha, Alh. Hakeem Lawal, Hon. Gani Cook-Olododo among others for the treatment of Abdulhayy Modibbo who has been diagnosed with WAARDENBURG SYNDROME.
The letter obtained by newsmen in Ilorin Sunday morning reads:
“We write on behalf of a respected Ex-Student Leader, Imam Ahmed whose son Imam Abdulhayy Modibbo was diagnosed of WAARDENBURG SYNDROME – a developmental disorder which causes hearing loss, amongst other symptoms at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) when he was 2 years 7 months old.
“Abdulhayy is now 4 years 6 months old and all prescribed medication applied to correct the syndrome in the last one and half years have yielded no positive results.
“According to University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), corrective surgery and treatment; Cochlear implant and other medical rehabilitation must be carried out before he clocks 5 years old, which is due in 4 months time.
“The total amount required for the corrective surgery and treatment is Ten Million, Five Hundred Naira only (#10,500,000).
“It’s on this note we solicit your support towards raising the required funds. Donations are to be channeled to his father, Name: Imam Ahmed
Account no: 2172722456
Bank name: UBA
Contact numbers: 08163695655, 07063473636.”