By Chris Njoku, Owerri
A mom of 4 kids, Mrs. Uchechi Kalu, a local of Ohafi in Ohafi Native Authorities Space of Abia State has cried out for assist to avoid wasting her son now in hospital and ready to endure medical surgical procedure after a banditry assault in Abuja.
Uchechi Kalu, a widow, mentioned her son, Gideon Kalu (21) is now struggling between life and dying at Alliance Hospital at Space Eleven Garki, Abuja after their home at Lugbe was attacked by armed hoodlums numbering over 10.
“We have been sleeping at about 1 am when these hoodlums scaled the fence of our constructing to assault us.”
Narrating her expertise to The Nation, Mrs. Kalu mentioned on entering into their flat the bandits requested all of them to give up handsets.
Sadly when the son demanded his SIM card one of many armed bandits pulled out his knife and reduce the abdomen of my son open.
Describing the incident which occurred on April 28 as a horror movie, she mentioned the son was lined in a pool of his blood.
In line with her the hoodlums have been going from home to accommodate within the property additionally robbing folks violently.
“So that they scaled the fence to enter our constructing which is simply near the highway. They’ve this tools which they used to open our iron door.
“Once they entered they demanded our handsets first. Once they collected my son’s handset, he pleaded to them to permit him to gather his sim card due to the NIN registration. It was at this level that one among them raised his knife excessive and reduce the abdomen of the boy open.
“They raided a number of homes within the property and picked up all our valuables, no person got here to our rescue till the bandits operated for a number of hours and left,” she mentioned, including that they undergo that day-after-day within the space.
Mrs. Kalu, who mentioned she got here to the East to solicit for assist, nonetheless, appealed for help from spirited Nigerians to offset the hospital invoice which she estimated at N600,000.
“The hospital invoice is N6000,000. The docs mentioned that the knife might need been poisoned and as such requires pressing surgical procedure. I’m a widow, however I’ve managed to pay N200,000 and I would like help from spirited Nigerians, to offset the remaining quantity,” she added.