UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

A UK- based Ghanaian preacher, Brian Amoateng has paid the surgical bills of veteran actor, William Addo.

UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

Veteran actor receiving the money for the surgery at the hospital

This comes barely a week after news went viral that the veteran actor was on the verge of losing his sight, if he is not able to raise Gh 5,000.00 (five thousand Ghana cedis) to have surgery.

Readers are reminded that veteran actor William  Addo, told Hitz FM’s Daybreak Hitz on Wednesday that he is gradually losing his sight as a result of glaucoma and cataract. He further added in his interview that if immediate care was not sort, he would lose his sight.

UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

William Addo getting his eyes checked at the

The veteran actor’s story made much news that the UK-based Ghanaian preacher offered to pay off the surgical bills for Mr. William Addo.

UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

Veteran actor receiving the money for the surgery

Presenting the money on behalf of the preacher who could not make it to Ghana, Eyra Doe noted that it is the hope of Pastor Amoateng that the veteran actor will regain his sight  after his surgery and get to live a normal life again.

Receiving the money, the elated William Addo expressed gratitude to pastor Brian Amoateng and his foundation for their support. He prayed God’s blessings of restoration on the man of God.

UK-based pastor pays veteran actor’s surgical bills

UK- based pastor Brian Amoateng

“I am humbled and touched by this kind gesture. God richly bless you and I hope to meet you one of these days”, he noted.

In an interview with YEN.com.gh, Brian Amoateng who doubles as the founder of Brian Jones Amoateng foundation, he noted that he was touched by the news to help the veteran actor because he was one of his favourite actors he liked to watch while growing up.

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“William Addo was one of my  favorite actors when  I was  young so when  I saw  the story I told myself, if I can’t help him, why don’t I help and save him from going blind”, he reiterated.

As at the time of filing this report, YEN.com.gh had a chat with William Addo, who disclosed that the surgery was done late Thursday afternoon and he is doing well and hoping to have his sight restored after the plasters  were taken off  his eyes on friday morning. The veteran actor has been tremendously supported by fellow veteran actresses Edinam Atatsi and Agnes.

Brian Amoateng  is the founder of  the Brian Jones foundation which is  into supporting orphans, widows and the less privileged in Ghana. The foundation also pays fees for over 40 children in Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria. The foundation also offers scholarships.

 

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