Lady Born with One and Half Leg Says she is Tired of Pains and Injuries, Begs Nigerians to Help her Walk Again


– A Nigerian lady birthed with one and a half leg has taken to social media to seek help

– In her appeal, the lady identified as @GeChi__ on Twitter said her condition has caused her pains and injuries as she can’t enjoy life like other normal persons

– According to her, she needs an ortho-prosthesis to be able to gain the full use of her legs again

A distraught young lady has passionately appealed to well-meaning individuals to come to her rescue so she can have her life back. She was born with incomplete limbs – one and a half legs.

In a Twitter post made on her behalf by @Embee_bob, the lady said she was born with a rare cogenital anomaly that makes one limb to be shorter than the other because the femur wasn’t well-formed in the womb.

I don’t know how to feel typing this. 💔
I bet most of you know that I was born with a ‘one and a half leg’, and ever since I was born it hasn’t been easy for me, so I got a crutches to support and aid my movement.
A thread@GeChi__

— Embee of Akwa Ibom ❤️💡 (@Embee_bob) April 1, 2021

 The lady in question identified with the handle @GeChi__ said she thought the shorter limb will be amputated but was delighted to hear from her doctor that there is a solution. And the solution involves her getting an ortho-prosthesis which will cost her N850k.

Lady Born with One and Half Leg Says she is Tired of Pains and Injuries, Begs Nigerians to Help Her Walk Again

Lady appeals to Nigerians to help her walk again, says she needs a new leg Photo Credit: (@GeChi_)

While lamenting how her condition has deprived her of getting a job and also furthering her education, she begged Nigerians to help her as she is tired of pains and injuries caused by the disorder.

@GeCgi__ said she wants to regain the use of her legs again so she can get a job and help her mother.

She went on to share x-ray results of the affected limb.

I’m tired of the one minute sadness and one minute happiness.

Pleasssssseeeee help me. Don’t see this and ignore. 🥺
Please! 💔🥺
(A thread)@aproko_doctor@instablog9ja@SMiTHiE___@UnclePamilerin@yabaleftonline

— GeChi (@GeChi__) March 31, 2021

 Nigerians felt for her as many took to the comment section to offer her support.

@JJOluebube said:

“This breaks my heart. I hope you find all the aid you need.”

@_izeniAfrica reacted:

“My little contribution won’t do much but I’ll send it anyways.


“I pray better help will come your way.”

@Mr_Shakur13 commented:

“Help will definitely come your way. Sorry.”

 Taking to Twitter, the lady identified as Uke Doose Priscilla shared her heart-touching story. Doose said she had gained admission into a college of education with the hopes of becoming a teacher but got distracted along the course of her study.

She had dropped out of school after getting pregnant and was not able to handle nursing a child while pursuing her academics.


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