Nii Odoi Mensah called for public support, saying, “It’s all money issue and if people will support I will be grateful.”
Ghanaian actor, Nii Odoi Mensah owes the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital a sum of GHc17,000 for unpaid medical bills.
Doctors diagnosed him with kidney disease and put him on dialysis to keep him alive. In an interview with Myjoyonline.com, Mr. Odoi Mensah revealed that he urgently needs $15,000 for further treatment in China.
"At the moment, I’m looking for a very big support to travel out of the country for some treatment. I’m supposed to go to China to a kidney hospital,” for treatment there, he disclosed.
The former president of the Ghana Actors Guild appealed for public support saying,“It’s all money issue and if people will support I will be grateful.”
His life and hopes hinge on the availability of the support from benevolent persons and organizations.
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According to him, the hospital in China is asking for $10,000 for the treatment while other expenses needed for the treatment is $5,000.
“Within three months, I will come back by the grace of God, they have promised that things will be well, he added.
Nii Odoi revealed that the cost of treatment in Ghana has gone up, disclosing that the cost per session has shot up from GHc200 to GHc260 and he attends three sessions a week.