Boko Haram child victim, Ali Ahmadu, has survived corrective surgery in Dubai after being in the intensive care unit for 48 hours.
The chairman of the Board of Trustees, Sanomi Foundation, Igho Sanomi, who sponsored the surgery, said doctors described Ali as a very strong boy who was determined to live.”
He said, “This is Ali Ahmadu who was run over by Boko Haram terrorists in 2014. The boy and his pregnant mother were left under a three for three days. The boy was bleeding from mouth and nose throughout the agonizing days.
“Ali’s spinal cord was damaged and he couldn’t walk again. For three years, help was needed. God made it possible after five to six hours of surgery and 48 hours in intensive care. Little Ali could walk again. This happened today to everyone’s surprise.
“This determined six-year old boy got off his bed and decided to walk despite doctors’ expectations that he would need physiotherapy to learn to walk again at least three weeks after surgery. Today, Ali walked after just seven days.
“This made my day and I am so proud of the Dickens Sanomi Foundation for making this surgery possible financially.”
Nuhu Kwajafa, the founder of the Global Initiative for Peace, Love and Care (GIPLC), the organization that coordinated young Ali’s surgery said, “After five hours in surgery, on 17th September 2017 and 48 hours in the intensive care unit, To God’s Glory, Ali Ahmadu Chibok had a very successful procedure and is currently stabilizing and recovering.
“It has been a Divine Journey starting from far away Chibok in 2014; a little boy left to dead, underneath a tree, after a vicious Boko Haram attack, to where we are today”.