He was born with a defective intestine which has sentenced him to a life of passing out wastes from the stomach instead of the normal physiological path for five years. but with corrective surgery, baby Goodness would go back to normal life and live like other children, writes Chiemelie Ezeobi
For most people, little thought is given to bowel control and movement as it’s just a natural phenomenon that takes place after digestion. However normal that is for others, the same does not apply to 5-year-old Goodness. But that was not always the case for him.
When his mother, Florence Nkemachor, noticed the signs of pregnancy in 2008, like any new mother, she battled with morning sickness and other effects associated with pregnancy and took them in her stride.