Veteran Nollywood actress, Shan George: “I’ve been battling a spine disease for so many months now”

Written by on August 30, 2019

Shan George who was quite famous in the Nollywood industry in the late 90s and early 2000s is a movie producer and scriptwriter.

Shan George, took to her Instagram page today to reveal the health challenges she has been battling with lately, she revealed that she recently had to undergo a very delicate spine surgery, one that would have left her permanently paralyzed if not properly done, she also took the opportunity to thank friends and family who supported her financially and otherwise as the surgery was quite expensive even though it was carried out in a hospital in Abuja.


She wrote:

I’ve been battling a spine disease for so many months now, in and out of hospital since January 2019, finally I was told d only solution is a spine surgery, a very delicate surgery that can render me permanently paralysed for d rest of my life if not properly done, I was so scared, the bill for such surgery runs into millions of naira. Long story short, I finally did the surgery In a clinic in abuja called Brain and Spine Surgery Consotium. I want to say a very big thank u to friends and family who went out of their way to support with d huge surgery bill, I will never forget u for supporting instead of looking for lame heartless reasons and excuses not to help. God bless u all immensely. Who says Brain, Spine and other delicate Surgeries can’t be done in Nigeria? I’m recuperating fine. Help me thank God.




Prior to debuting in the movie Thorns of Rose, she had previously featured in a 1997 soap opera titled Winds of Destiny. She is best known for her role in the movies Outkast and Welcome to Nollywood.


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