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Epilepsy Attack: Woman Who Fell Into Boiling Oil In Ejigbo Lagos Abandoned By Mother

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Jan 7, 2015  – Picture: Epileptic Woman Who Fell Into Boiling Oil In Ejigbo Lagos Nigeria Abandoned By Mother

Meet Afusat a young lady who suffered seizure while frying meat for her Aunt seven years ago. She reportedly fell into the boiling oil after an epilepsy attack.

Afusat lost her hubby and newborn baby during the period of her admission at the hospital.

Sadly, her mother has also abandoned her.

The only person left for her is her uncle living at Ijeshatedo Street in Surulere area of Lagos.

During an official visit to her uncle’s resident, the Kwara State indigene said:

“I was helping my aunt to fry some pieces of meats. There was nobody at home that day and I didn’t know when I felt dizzy and unconsciously fell into the hot oil that I was using to fry the meat. People came late to my rescue, by which time the oil had damaged my face, arm and neck.”

“My child died because I could not breastfeed him. After his death, my husband was no longer coming to the hospital to check on me and that gave me some concerns. After several months, we decided to look for him at their family house. I was told that he had died and his family did not want to compound my woes, which was why they left me in the dark.

Right now, I also don’t know where my mother is. She has left me for years and I have lost all contacts with her. The only person I have around me now is my uncle and my old father who visits once in a while. I was selling ready-made clothes, but people were afraid of patronising me because of my looks. This was why I started begging to complement the little my uncle provides.’’

Afusat’s uncle, Ayinla said LASUTH doctors told him they needed money from Lagos State Government to procure tissue for her surgery and without it, they would not be able to do anything.

The Lagos State Government, which promised to foot the bills for a face-lift surgery, was said to have defaulted on its pledge. It was learnt that Afusat now begs for alms in order to raise funds for her surgery.

A doctor at Wockhardts Hospital in Mumbai India said that Afusat surgery and cost of travel is N3 million.

N3M is chicken change to some people. Hope she finds help ontime.



  1. Dauda

    January 7, 2015 at 8:34 PM

    Her mother deserves death sentence, how can she act so wickedly

  2. Bradson

    January 7, 2015 at 8:42 PM

    Good people of this country should stand up and help this woman.

  3. Marley

    January 7, 2015 at 8:47 PM

    Oh my God! she’s fine lady.. so cute! but things has changed, husband,mother,friends and some relative runs away because she’s not longer look like human being again. any man can come unto tell her..say babe i love you and miss you???? yes is none.. cuz things has changed oddly.
    let anyone of us learn from this lady! when you look like human,friends,relatives and sibling will come! try to keep your life away from danger…. your life today is not for any of your family members just for you alone. my sister God loves you more than any human being. have faith… God will open heaven gate of favors upon your life!


    January 7, 2015 at 9:30 PM


  5. tope

    January 7, 2015 at 9:59 PM

    Marley that’s a wonderful message. Am inspired. Life is full of lessons. I pray help comes her way.

  6. Air

    January 7, 2015 at 10:08 PM

    @naijagist, pls resist any 4m of manipulation, don’t water down ur standard n remain focused on ur goal. U may b paving ur way to a better reward after this broken world n that’s what matters most. I want to say THANK YOU 4 ur unprecedented work. Pls some people need the ladies bank a/c no or that of her good Uncle. Cheer up Woman for it shall be well.

  7. Duduosun

    January 8, 2015 at 2:04 AM

    Pls I need this lady contact number. As I will visit Nigeria soon , I like to pay a visit to her and give her some money for her surgery . Thank u .

  8. Hon

    January 8, 2015 at 2:23 AM

    Please,can you provide an account info for any one who wants make donation?Tnx

  9. Adebayo Tajudeen

    January 8, 2015 at 4:36 AM

    Please i need this lady contact so can render whatever assistance within my limit for her,God will come to your rescue soonest

  10. Helen

    January 8, 2015 at 9:51 AM

    My sister,you will laugh last, amen.

  11. Helen

    January 8, 2015 at 9:52 AM

    My dear sister, you will laugh last, amen.

  12. Helen

    January 8, 2015 at 9:53 AM

    As you celebrate these needing people Almighty God will celebrate you, you will never be untimely widow in Jesus name, amen.

  13. Laura simon

    January 10, 2015 at 1:03 AM

    Pls how do I get her contact or send my contribution?

  14. Ewuzie Betty

    January 19, 2015 at 1:15 PM

    my may God send your helper to you. Neva give up all will be well soon just trust in God.Becos he was the one that brought you to this world.the thought God has for you is of good and not of evil.PLS my sister just put your trust in GOD.

  15. Jamaican lady

    January 28, 2015 at 2:36 PM


    What a terrible situation for this young woman to find herself in. I can’t imagine the physical, emotional or psychological pain and loss she is going through. She was so beautiful.

    May God help her through these difficult times, and give her strength to cope with the life trials she now faces.

    I found this link for a charity organisation who help people in need:

    Afusat, contact them maybe they can help you.

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