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Zack Orji Receives Visit from First Lady, Other Dignitaries

Zack Orji Is now in a stable condition - National Hospital 
Zack Orji Is now in a stable condition - National Hospital 

Touchaheart – Nollywood veteran actor, Mr Zack Orji, who is currently recuperating at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a sudden collapse, had some special guests on Tuesday.

The First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, and the wife of the Vice President, Nana Shettima, paid him a visit to show their support and wish him a speedy recovery.

They were joined by other prominent women, such as the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye; the wife of the Minister for Works, Mrs. Rachael Umahi; and the wife of the Minister of State for Defence, Mrs. Bello Matawalle.

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The First Lady was at the hospital for another reason as well: to celebrate the first baby of the year, a tradition she has been keeping for years.

She spent some time with the newborn and the parents, and also donated some gifts to them.

She then proceeded to visit Mr Orji, who she described as a “legendary actor and a role model for many Nigerians”.

She spent about 13 minutes with him, chatting and praying for his health.


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According to the hospital sources, Mr Orji’s condition has improved significantly after the intervention of the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, who ensured that he received the best medical care possible.

The hospital’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Tayo Hastrup, confirmed that the actor was in stable condition and had regained his speech.

“His wife is by his side. We really thank God for him,” he said.

Mr Orji was admitted to the hospital over the weekend after he collapsed in his toilet.

He is one of the most respected and celebrated actors in Nollywood, with a career spanning over three decades.

He has featured in many movies and TV shows, such as Glamour Girls, Half of a Yellow Sun, and The Johnsons.

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