Alhaja Ashata Onikoyi-Laguda, the world’s most oldest individual living with sickle cell, is dead. She passed away yesterday, Saturday, in Lagos . She was 94 years old.
A source from the Onikoyi imperial family affirmed the passing of the incredible lady, who has become an example of science miracle to the world unveiled that her last moments on earth were pleasurably spent in the mindful company of her close family.
Her remains has been covered as per Islamic customs today, Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Atan Burial ground, Lagos.
Sickle cell disorder (SCD) is an acquired strange hemoglobin (blood) malady that causes serious agonies, organ harm and early passing. Mama Onikoyi-Laguda was among the uncommon patients that lived with sickle cell issue.
Many people her age would have had their kids and more youthful relations getting all worked up about their health and spending fortunes on doctor’s visit expenses and different endeavors to float their ebbing wellbeing. Not Mother Onikoyi-Laguda. Till her passing, she cut an image of the perfect grandma: quiet, adoring … and solid.
Her circulatory strain drifted around 160/90 (the ordinary is 120/80), Onikoyi-Laguda was under no dietary limitations at all. She despite everything savored devouring salt, sugar, seared nourishment and meat, without the least unfavorable impact on her wellbeing.
May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace