The wife of Kebbi Governor, Zainab Bagudu, on Monday, says she paid N1.3 million for the surgical operation of 16-year-old Hadiza Bagudu, who has been suffering from sickle cell disorder.
Mrs Bagudu, who is also the founder of Medicaid Cancer Foundation, made the announcement at a news conference in Birnin Kebbi.
She said “I have paid the medical expenses of Hadiza Bagudu, who needs N1.3 million for hip replacement operation.”
She wished the 16-year-old girl a successful operation and pledged to continue to do her best for humanity.
“I am looking forward to seeing you again, Hadiza, after the operation, and I pray that God will make the operation successful.
“I will continue to do my best to assist people.”