“I live each day like it was my last” – Farooq Oreaga speaks on his Incurable Cancer and Reflections on Fame at Ojude Oba

The viral Ojude Oba businessman, Farooq Oreagba, opens up about his battle with incurable cancer and how his limited time left motivates his zest for life.

Farooq recently made headlines for his stylish appearance at the annual Ojude Oba festival in Ijebu Ode.

In a recent interview on Arise News, the head of NG Clearing Limited discussed the family values that connect him to the Ojude Oba festival and shared how he has participated in the event for over 15 years.

Farooq Oreagba on cancer diagnosis

Speaking about his bone cancer, Farooq Oreaga stated that he was diagnosed in 2014, and had a bone marrow transplant the same year. He discussed his impact on cancer charity and also counselling others with other forms of cancer diagnosis.

“People ask me why I as so happy despite having an incurable bone cancer. I tell them, ‘I am alive and as long as you’re in the game, you can win the game. Everyday is a blessing,” he said partly.

The cancer survivor highlighted how friends deserted him after his diagnosis; leaving him with fewer than 100 from having millions.

“My friends reduced from five million to one million when I left the Nigerian exchange and from one million to a hundred when I was diagnosed with cancer,” he added.

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