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I Had 100 Surgeries, Spent $3m To Battle Kidney Disease, Says Emma Ugolee 

Emma Ugolee 
Emma Ugolee 

October 04, (THEWILL) – Nigerian Media personality, Emma Ugolee, has stated that he had over 100 surgeries as well as procedures in his 10-year battle with kidney failure.

Ugolee disclosed this via his Instagram account on Monday, his birthday, as he recounted his past health struggles.

THEWILL recalls that Ugolee in 2011 was diagnosed with a chronic kidney disease (stage five) and had a kidney transplant in India a year later.

However, the transplant was not successful and as a result, he was placed on dialysis —a procedure to remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys stop working properly.

Taking to his Instagram page, Ugolee stated that he endured several nightmares during his battle with the ailment but kept his faith in God.

According to him, he finally had a successful transplant in April and has been without dialysis since then.

He posted: “The exodus of familiar company to ghost town was monthly, Your money or your life was no more an exclusive request from a robbery scene. It was my everyday life. 10 years, 4 continents, literally over 3 million dollars, Thousands of hours of dialysis, over 100 surgeries & procedures & several graveside visits.

“He has done this before. I would be next’ I kept reaffirming even in fear. ‘I will be next’. I insisted even as time chose to serve deaf ears to the cry of physical pain.

“On the 23rd of April I almost lashed out at Him after another 911 emergency call/trip. ‘Are You not going to listen to us? If not me. How about my family/friends/fans praying for all these years.

“That same night He said, ‘Be careful.’ I didn’t understand that until on my way home I got a call to head for the hospital. The nightmare was over. A match had been found.

“Now I got it. ‘Be careful not to spoil it for I was about to rise up on your account.’ Rise o please rise Father. Put Your feet down for me. Throw down for Your child. I beg. Yes!!! I knew You were listening.

“Of course, I was. You probably do not remember asking that you didn’t want to turn 46 doing dialysis. Well be careful what you ask for. October 4th is by the corner & I took you seriously. And this is the 6th month without dialysis.”