Nollywood stars, Tonto Dikeh and Rukky Sanda, today (August 27) donated 1 million naira to a cancer patient in urgent need of surgery. The patient, Funmi Lawal is a graduate of Law from the University of Lagos. She has a type of cancer known as malignant sarcoma in her shoulder region, which is threatening to spread to the rest of her body.
The Nollywood stars made the donation in response to public appeals made by the patient. The patient, Funmi Lawal has also received donations from other members of the public, including the sum of 2 million naira from the CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy.