Bisola Badmus, the actress popular in the Yoruba film industry, says she is battling a brain disease known as encephalopathy.
Encephalopathy is a term for any brain disease that alters the function and structure of the brain. It is the disturbance of the brain’s functioning that leads to problems like confusion and memory loss.
The actress took to her Instagram page on Monday to celebrate her birthday.
In the post, Badmus disclosed that she had been battling the brain disease for over one year.
She said the ailment made her stay off social media and that her mother passed away during the period.
The actress also thanked her family and industry colleagues for their support during the challenging period”.
Thank you Lord for another amazing year to celebrate my new age in sound health,” she said.
Over a year now I have been battling with health issues (Encephalopathy). I cannot even wish my enemy such illness. It was a tough one indeed.
“That made me to stay off social media for a long while now. In between, I lost my precious mother. Unquestionable God I thank you for everything particularly for me to witness yet another birthday of mine.
I say thank you for keeping me alive till this moment because if not for God Almighty where would I have been?
“I will be ungrateful soul if I fail to appreciate the amazing people that stood by me during the challenging period.
My family and friends, my colleagues in the movie industry, business associates and the brands I represent. Thank you all.