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Entertainment of Friday, 6 January 2023


Rapper Ikechukwu reveals battle with illness that made him paralyzed

Rapper, Ikechukwu Onunaku Rapper, Ikechukwu Onunaku

Musician, Ikechukwu Onunaku, has revealed details of how he battled with an illness that left him paralyzed.

Speaking in an Instagram live session with media personality, Daddy Freeze, Ikechukwu noted that he is suffering from an illness called herniated disc and acute sciatica which has rendered his entire right side paralysed.

According to him, the illness has caused him to bedridden as he is currently using crutches.

He also mentioned that he left Nigeria to seek proper medical care abroad.

“Baba I get herniated disc and acute sciatica and it paralyzed my whole right side, lumbar 4 and 5. A whole me can you imagine, na bed wen I don dey since.

“Baba, if you see me, I’m not same person you knew before, the guy who does backflips left and right.“To waka dey pain me. I no fit waka.

“I pulled it on the 17th in the morning, and instead of calming down, I went to a show I was booked for, the following day, I couldn’t get out of bed. After two more days of dealing with the pain, I had to rush to Evercare Hospital around 3 a.m.

“They put drips in both of my hands with painkillers, which only lasted a little bit, and I no won risk my life with Nigerian healthcare again, so I just got a ticket straight to Yankee.”