Reprieve has come the way of ailing journalist and top entertainment writer who has been battling with stomach cancer for months, Peter Thomas, as the sum of N3.5 million has been raised on his behalf by concerned friends and colleagues.
According to a source, Senate President Bukola Saraki donated N1 million while works, housing and power minister, Barr Babatunde Raji Fashola also donated N1 million.
Also, minister of mines and steel development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi gave N1 million while the deputy senate president, Mr. Ike Ekweremadu donated N500, 000, all courtesy of a colleague and one of ThisDay editors, Mr. Wale Olaleye.
Peter needs N7 million to seek medicals within and abroad. Therefore, more donations are still expected.