40-year-old woman disappears from hospital

40-year-old woman disappears from hospital

The family members of a 40-year-old woman, Mrs. Ajarat Muritala, who was on admission at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, have blamed her disappearance from the hospital’s female ward on the negligence of the nurses.

They also lamented that police investigation into her disappearance was at snail pace, saying no progress had been made in finding the woman since she went missing on October 12. About six nurses were reportedly with the woman and other patients in the ward before she was discovered missing.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Ajarat was receiving treatment on a heart-related disease at the OOUTH. The mother of four children was said to have gone into a coma on October 11 and was admitted to the emergency and accident ward of the hospital.

Our correspondent gathered that she was later taken to the female ward, where she went missing after regaining consciousness.

Her husband, Mr. Muftau Muritala, said the hospital management had not shown concern for her whereabouts. He said, “She was supposed to go for treatment at the hospital on October 19. But on October 11, her condition got worse. We rushed her to the hospital and I was told to pay N10,000 admission fee, which I did. Read more 


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