A woma n in Umuahia, Abia State of Nigeria identified as Blessing Nwobodo has narrated her experience in the theatre.
Nwobodo is fortunate to be alive after “NEPA” took light while she was undergoing surgery in a hospital in Umuahia Abia State.
According to Blessing Nwobodo who stated that she is a writer. She found a lump in her breast and was advised to remove it even though it was not cancerous.
The woma n further stated that Government Hospital Umuahia Abia state was on strike. Therefore, she went to a private hospital in Umuahia.
She explained that during surgery, she was on local anasthesia and was conscious. Midway through the surgery, “NEPA took light”.
Blessing said the doctor performing the surgery ran out and asked her aunt to call someone named Ifeanyi to put on the generator. Ifeanyi returned, saying their was no fuel.
A nurse came in with a torchlight which the doctor used for the surgery until power was restored. States the woma n.
Blessing explained that she was staring at the ceiling while everything was unfolding And she was singing Rihanna’s track ” Please Don’t Stop The Music”.
She said her experience made her want to curse Nigeria but she realized “the country is already cursed.”
Nevertheless, Blessing further advised women to be aware of Breast cancer and preventive measures.
Below are excerpts of her statement: