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Head of Department of Planning, Research and Statistics in the Ogun State Ministry of Local government, Mujaheed Adebesin has cried out for help in his text message sent to his classmate and acclaimed school son, Business mogul Femi Otedola and the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Femi Hamzat respectively.
The 56-year old man who narrated his ordeals to PLATFORM TIMES in a private medical facility (name withheld) in Abeokuta, in tears begged Nigerians to come to his aide before it becomes too late.
He explained that he noticed the cancer in an early stage when it was still an enlargement and took a proactive step, but things went worse due to the mismanagement of the ailment by the Doctors of the Federal Medical Center, Abeokuta.
He added that, at a point when the ailment would have been cured by removing his scrotums, the Doctor said there is a list of operation patients and as a result, he can only be attended to two months after the expected date.
As a result of the lackadaisical attitude of the health workers, Adebesine said he moved to the state-owned Olabisi Onabanjo Teaching Hospital where he was only attended to once in a week.
The ailing civil servant had sold his car among other belongings in his quest to live a healthy life but his resources aren’t enough to let him off the hook of prostrate cancer.
Meanwhile, in the text messages which Adebesin sent to the business mogul, he appealed that he(Otedola) should save his life before it becomes too late.
The text messages read, ” Sir, Your Excellency. President Femi Otedola The Spinner, The Kachoki of Africa. (Olivet 80) This is yo Sir Muje Mujaheed Adebesin (Olivet 80) l ve called yo line severally its always on voicemail. Pls in d name GOD help me out of d line of prostrate cancer death. U can help me thro any hospital of yo choice Nig or abroad. It is a curable thro competent hospital. I am presently at Fed Medical Center Abeokuta. God bless u.- Muaheed Adebesin. Sir Muje (Olivet 80
“President Femi Otedola (THE SPINNER Olivet 80) pls do not watch me die. D humanitarian blood in u since when we were in sch is partly what make u unimaginable breakthro. Pls save my life.from postrate cancer. Pls respond to my various memo &messages to u. God bless u – Mujaheed Adebesin ( Sir Muje Olivet 80)” (SIC)
Adebesin said, “It started in November 2015 when I couldn’t urinate normally, I reported at FMC and I was treated but the problem with FMC is that when you go from morning, it might not be your turn till evening.
“It was a prostate at that before it became cancer. I was managing the situation before I was moved to Ogun Waterside local government from my office. Then, I moved to Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, and unfortunately, they attend to prostrate cases once in a week despite the large number of patients.
“After I was posted out of Waterside to Ewekoro, I came back to FMC in Abeokuta, but it got to a stage when I nearly collapsed in office in 2017 before I was rushed to FMC and that was the peak of everything.
“He got to a stage when I have to sell my car to be able to receive treatment because I don’t want to disturb anybody. That was when FMC could have solved my problem finally before getting to this deadly stage.
“I was given two options of either going on the operation or be placed on Lupron injection, I was on that injection for 8 months costing almost 40,000 per week.
“To my surprise, we agreed to the operation in February 2017 and they told me they have a pending list which will only reach me in May 2017. And I was on Lupron injection within the period, but before May, they went on strike.
“After the strike, I moved to another private hospital where I was on the same injection for 8 months before I moved back to OOUTH in January 2018.
“In OOUTH, they said they can’t wait any further, I was operated on the same January and within 30 minutes, the operation was done.
“They said the complication has eaten up and caused an internal wound because of the scrotum and now in a cancerous situation.
“I appeal to well-meaning Nigerians to help me with any Doctor of their choice to please assist me when I am still alive, I want immediate help.”