Filmmakers and colleagues of Chike Brian, ailing President Script Writers Guild of Nigeria(SWGN) are trying to raise N10 million to take the talented script writer to India for surgical operation.
The writer who is having kidney ailment has been on dialysis for quite some time now. President Film and Video Producers and Marketers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu told Starconnectmedia that they have been trying to raise fund to take him to India adding that those involved in the fund raising have written to solicit assistance from Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola and that of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime to raise fund for the operation.
“Fashola is our man while he(Brian) is from Enugu State”, he said.
Ajaegbu explained that the surgical operation will take about N4 million besides the donor, adding that the total sum required will be in the region of N10 million.
He said that the Brian will be flown to India once they are able to raise the money for the kidney transplant