Printed 11 November 2021
The Scientific and Dental Practitioners Council of Nigeria has indicted three docs of the Premier Consultants’ Scientific Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos Order, for the loss of life of a chef, Peju Ugboma.
PUNCH Metro had reported that Peju died after a botched fibroid surgical operation at the sanatorium.
The pastry chef was mentioned to comprise suffered inner bleeding after the surgical operation, which made her situation deteriorate.
She was later admitted to the intensive care unit of the sanatorium, the build she was positioned on a respirator.
Her family accused the sanatorium of sedating her intravenously, adding that Peju was moved to Evercare Scientific institution in Lekki Section 1 for a CT scan and dialysis.
On the different hand, it was found at the sanatorium that she did not comprise a pulse and she was pronounced tiring.
After a public outcry on social media, the Lagos Order Properly being Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Company mentioned that an tell had been given for a probe of the loss of life.
The medical council, after receiving a petition from the deceased’s husband, Ijoma, mentioned a prima facie case of skilled misconduct had been established in opposition to three docs.
The council, in a letter to Ijoma dated November 1 and signed by its Secretary, Dr E. D. Abudu, mentioned the indicted docs had been referred to the council’s disciplinary tribunal.
The letter be taught in section, “The Scientific and Dental Practitioners’ Investigation Panel at its 10th session held at the Council Chambers, Scientific and Dental Council Dwelling, Topic 1102 Cadastral Zone B11, Kaura District, Abuja, on Thursday, 28th October 2021 investigated your petition.
“The investigation is concluded. The panel certain that a prima facie case of misconduct in skilled appreciate is established in opposition to Dr Akiseku Adenlyi Kazeem, Dr Kelechi Kingsley Renner and Dr Motunrayo Amadu.
“The three respondent docs were referred to the Scientific and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal for adjudication.”
The letter added that the panel could not attach a prima facie case in opposition to the varied docs listed by the deceased’s husband.
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