His parents have appealed to good spirited Nigerians/groups and organisation for funds to facilitate the surgery.
His father, Mr. Vincent Omohimoria, told journalists in Benin, Edo State recently that his son’s health condition was evaluated at the Paediatric cardiology Unit of the University of Teaching Hospital (UBTH) by a consultant Pediatrician cardiologist, Professor Wilson Sadoh.
According to him, Praise has been a patient at the UBTH, Ugbowo, since Birth.
Omohimoria said the evaluation carried out revealed a congenital heart disease or hole-in-the-heart.
He said: “the hospital said that my son’s life is at risk and that he is likely to have heart failure because of the hole in his heart. The doctor also said the heart is failing very fast.”
Omohimoria added that the doctor also said praise would need to be flown abroad for correction heart surgery and that estimated for the procedure would amount to about $10,000.
That amount, according to him, does not include traveling expenses, airfares and accommodation.
He also displayed a medical report of a defeat echo cardiogram at the UBTH which was carried to on February 9.
The report shows that 9 “10.mm scandium type, a trial septal defect shunting from left to right; the right atrium is markedly enlarged and fractional shunting 50.3 per cent.”

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