How a Single Mishap Transformed a 21-Year Old Model


21-year old upcoming model, by name Chinenye Benjamin, is struggling with her life after she narrowly escaped death following a gas explosion that changed her life.

The unfortunate victim of the gas explosion, which happened in her home, is currently responding to treatment at a hospital. According to the source who made Chinenye’s case public, the hospital bills are quite high and the model is soliciting financial assistance from kind-spirted Nigerians in order to pay for her treatment.

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According to Blossom Emechebe, a blogger and media personality who brought the pathetic story of Benjamin to limelight, the young lady’s career path was just about to kick off, unfortunately, she is now a shadow of her once beautiful self.

Chinenye Benjamin
Chinenye Benjamin before and after the explosion

The tragic ordeal happened on Friday, June 17, when Chinenye tried to boil water to bathe in preparation for work. The sister of Chinenye Benjamin, by name Chinasa, sent a message to the Blogger, telling her of the sad news and asking her to help solicit funds on behalf of her sister.

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Chinasa wrote:

“Good afternoon sis Blossom, my name is Chinasa. I wish we would have related under better circumstances, but it’s so unfortunate. Please I’m requesting a favor of u. I would like to use your platform to seek support for my sister. She was involved in a gas fire accident yesterday morning.

“She woke up at about 6am to boil water to bathe for work; she turned on the gas and struck the matches, it didn’t catch, then she did it again, it was then we heard d explosion.

“The fire threw her against the door, and then blocked her exit, according to her, she didn’t know the force dat got her to her feet, and so she entered the fire and rushed out of the kitchen to the room, the fire chased her out, the rug where she was standing on got burnt. So that was how it happened.

“She is currently receiving treatment in a hospital, but her condition is critical, and the bill is huge. I could send you pictures of her. She’s a young girl of 21, just started a modeling career, even though she works as well.

“We are in need of serious help, in order to save her life. Please, if your platform would help us, it would really gladden our hearts, but if not, we are still good. You may call me up to confirm the authenticity and evidence. This is my phone number, 08038206895. God bless you.

“Account Number: 0042052622.
“Name: Desire Benjamin
“Bank: Diamond Bank.”