Shan George, veteran Nollywood star, has taken to social media to appreciate God after she successfully underwent a surgery to treat a spine disease.

The fair skinned actress took to her Instagram page on Friday to narrate how she battled with the spine disease for close to seven months and was told the only solution was to go under the knife.

George said she became very scared after she was told that if the surgery was not properly done, it could render her permanently paralyzed for the rest of her life.

“I’ve been battling a spine disease for so many months now, in and out of hospital since January 2019, finally I was told d only solution is a spine surgery, a very delicate surgery that can render me permanently paralysed for d rest of my life if not properly done, I was so scared, the bill for such surgery runs into millions of naira,” the actress wrote as she shared photos from her hospital bed in Abuja.

“Long story short, I finally did the surgery In a clinic in abuja called Brain and Spine Surgery Consotium, successfully. I want to say a very big thank u to some good friends and family who went out of their way to support with d huge surgery bill, I will never forget u for supporting instead of looking for lame heartless reasons and excuses not to help.

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I've been battling a spine disease for so many months now, in and out of hospital since January 2019, finally I was told d only solution is a spine surgery, a very delicate surgery that can render me permanently paralysed for d rest of my life if not properly done, I was so scared, the bill for such surgery runs into millions of naira. Long story short, I finally did the surgery In a clinic in abuja called Brain and Spine Surgery Consotium, successfully. I want to say a very big thank u to some good friends and family who went out of their way to support with d huge surgery bill, I will never forget u for supporting instead of looking for lame heartless reasons and excuses not to help. God bless u all immensely. Who says Brain, Spine and other delicate Surgeries can't be done in Nigeria? I'm recuperating fine. Help me thank God. I survived!!

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“God bless u all immensely. Who says Brain, Spine and other delicate Surgeries can’t be done in Nigeria? I’m recuperating fine. Help me thank God. I survived!!”

The film producer and director is best known for her role in movies like ‘Outkast’ and ‘Welcome to Nollywood’.



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