Former Nollywood actress, Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi, has paid tributes to her son, Raymond Ekwe, who died on August 2017. She lost Raymond to a long battle with Sickle Cell Anaemia.
The actress poured out her emotions about her late son saying
“you were the best gift God gave to me, i love you with my heart, spirit and soul. Thank you for making the world call me mother…. God bless you.” she added.
Eucharia’s son was buried on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. In attendants where Nollywood Celebrities like Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, Monalisa Chinda, Lillian Bach and Iconic Movie producer Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen.
Research has shown that the numbers of Sickle cell patient increases each year. Sickle cell is a disorder that occurs when both couples are of the “AS” genotype, gives birth to a child with an “SS or SC” genotype. Victims suffer a life time of hospital visitation due to crisis, needle pricks and sometimes get addicted to the pain medications given to them during their crisis period.