The actress had in March, disclosed that she was battling the autoimmune disease, explaining that her doctor had informed her she has five years left.
She wrote, “I commenced my lupus treatment journey today 06/30/2022 with @hopkinsmedicine Alihamdulilah.
“Some beautiful souls made this happen, God bless you all. Wish me luck. #warrior.”
In May, some celebrities launched a fundraiser to aid Afolabi’s treatment.
In her appreciation post, she mentioned Mercy Aigbe, Funke Akindele-Bello, Toyin Abraham, Yomi Fabiyi, Akin Olaiya, Adeoti Kazim, Shola Kosoko, Wumi Toriola, and others, as sponsors of the fundraiser.
Afolabi had then revealed that the treatment, which will take place abroad, has been scheduled to begin in June 2022.
Following Afolabi’s announcement of her diagnosis, the actress was said to have visited a popular church for healing.
Reacting to the claims, Afolabi noted that she was a devout Muslim and had a personal relationship with Allah, as she asked her fans to debunk the reports.
She noted that since the news of her illness became public, she had “gotten reports of different misinformation and false narratives out there.”
Afolabi had then cleared the air on the purported visit, stating that she had never attended any church for healing.