Give my cornea to the blind when I die – Nigerian actress...

Give my cornea to the blind when I die – Nigerian actress Dakore Akande

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Popular Nigerian actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande, has said she is willing to donate her cornea to the blind when she dies.

The mother of two, who is among the few thespians in the country to maintain a controversy-free career in Nollywood, announced this yesterday via her Instagram page.

She wrote. “I pledged my cornea to Eye bank of Nigeria, and what that means is when I leave this earth I willingly donate my cornea to help give the gift of sight especially as I would no longer be needing it…”

Then she proceeded to ask fans about their opinions. “What are your views on this and becoming a donor in general?

“I would really appreciate your kind feedback so we can start the conversation…will you be willing to do it for a loved one or a stranger?

“How do you SEE it? Factors that prevent most people from doing this is fear but of what exactly?” she asked.

My Awesome #Dakorefam 🤗✨ hope you’re having an awesome Tuesday so far? My #tbt is fairly recent…I was officially unveiled as the Ambassador for the Eye bank of Nigeria with the aim of sensitizing the public about the need for Cornea donors to help those with reversible blindness. 😇👁I pledged my cornea that day and what that means is when I leave this earth I willingly donate my cornea to help give the gift of sight especially as I would no longer be needing it….what are your views on this and becoming a donor in general? I would really appreciate your kind feedback so we can start the conversation…will you be willing to do it for a loved one or a stranger? How do you SEE it? Factors that prevent most people from doing this is fear but of what exactly? Do share your comments…♥️✨🙏🏾 #Iamacorneadonor #NowISEEcampaign #Doyou? #slayforacause

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