Ghanaian Bedridden After Serious Car Accident Needs Over GH¢20,000 For Surgery, Video Sparks Emotions

Ghanaian Bedridden After Serious Car Accident Needs Over GH¢20,000 For Surgery, Video Sparks Emotions

  • Jacob Kofi Tutu is a Ghanaian man who became bedridden after he sustained severe injuries from an accident
  • In an interview, the 30-year-old man appealed for financial assistance of GH¢20,000 to undergo surgery
  • The video interview with Bonesmantv gained reactions, but only a few commented, with one saying he needs more than the requested amount

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When Jacob Kofi Tutu started working as a car mechanic, he never imagined himself becoming bedridden, but life presented a bitter fate to the young man.

The 30-year-old native of Nkontrodo in Elmina in Ghana's Central Region became bound to his bed after he suffered severe injuries following an accident.

Tutu recalls incident

Speaking in a video, Tutu confirmed to the founder of Bonesmantv and BM Foundation that he had taken a client's car for a test run when the accident happened.

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Photo of Jacob Kofi Tutu and the founder of Bonesmantv.
Ghanaian man bedridden after serious car accident needs over GH¢20k for surgery. Photo credit: bonesmantv.
Source: Instagram

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He recounted that he had finished repairing the client's vehicle and wanted to confirm that there were no faults. It was during the test drive that the unfortunate occurred.

Tutu appeals for help

The beleaguered man appealed for GHc20,000 to undergo surgery to return to his previous life. Bonesmantv claimed Tutu has spent a lot of money at the hospital and pleaded for public support to pay for the procedure.

The charity founder told that Tutu had been admitted into a hospitalised following their interview.

''We got an ambulance to transport him to a hospital, but the amount we requested earlier would not be enough. He's home now.
''People can send donations to support Tutu via 054 016 9707/020 207 2024,'' Bonesmantv told

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Watch the video below:

Reactions to Tutu's interview

Queensbergelikplim commented:

Please, I've sent something small for him.

Ajboateng_charity_foundation said:

He needs more than that money ooo.

Bonesmantv CEO appeals for help

In a similar story, previously reported that Clinton Yeboah, the creator of Bonesmantv in Ghana, requested financial aid to finish a one-bedroom residence for an 85-year-old widow.

According to Yeboah, who is also the founder of the BM Foundation, this is one of the most difficult tasks he has undertaken.

He stated on social media that he requires doors, windows, and tiles to complete the building for the octogenarian.

Ghanaian mom of triplets appeals for support

Meanwhile, previously published that a mother of triplets wept as she described the agony she is going through to provide for her three babies.

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In a video seen by on YouTube, an elderly woman, Lariba, who spoke to Crime Check TV Gh, described how difficult things had gotten for her as she struggled to meet the financial demands of her three sons.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at as a human interest editor. You can reach him via