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Two medical doctors on trial over death of pregnant woman in Delta State

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Two?medical doctors on trial over death of pregnant woman in Delta State

Two doctors with the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, have appeared before the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Tribunal, to answer charges of gross professional negligence.

 

The doctors, Iyiola Adewale and Adigba Onodjohwoyovwe, are accused of gross professional negligence which led to the death of a patient in their care.

 

The prosecuting counsel, Nasiru Aliyu, told the tribunal on Monday in Asaba that the defendants while on duty on March 7, 2017, negligently handled one of their patients, a pregnant woman, Mrs Rita Uchebuego, now late. According to the prosecutor, they allegedly failed to attend to her as appropriate for the management of her condition.

 

The deceased’s husband, Mr Ngozi Uchebuego, an Asaba-based surveyor, alleged negligence by medical personnel at the hospital and called for the dismissal of the medical director and four other doctors.

 

While the death of the housewife raises some controversies, the hospital management, however, through the Acting Medical Director, Dr. Victor Osiatuma, has maintained that she died of blood transfusion ., denying claims of negligence. Read previous LIB report here

 

Aliyu said the offence is punishable under section 16 of the Medical and Dental Practitioners Act. However, the defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge. Chairman of the tribunal, Prof. Abba Hassan, adjourned the case till Sept. 24, for address.

 

The tribunal was established for the trial of offences under the medical and dental practitioners act. This is the tribunal’s third session in 2019 and had already convicted some doctors during its second session for professional misconduct.

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New Music: Flavour Ft. Chidinma – Mma Mma

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Flavour comes through with another nice tune he tags “Mma Mma”.

He teams up with, Chidinma on this new tune, produced by, Masterkraft.

The song is off their EP “40Yrs Everlasting”.

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New Video: Mr P – Too Late

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Mr P is out with the official video for his song “Too Late”.

The Goldswarm produced tune serves as a followup to his recent song “Karma”.

The video was directed by, Godfather Productions.

Watch and enjoy below;

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