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OGUN: Father, son assault doctor and nurse over wife’s death in FMC

AN unnamed father and son are said to have attacked a doctor and a nurse at the Federal Medical Centre in Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday following the passing of his 53-year-old wife.

It was learned that the incident happened at the hospital’s emergency room not long after the patient passed away.

Dr. Kunle Ashimi, the Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association’s Ogun State Chapter, confirmed the occurrence and stated that the patient passed away from heart failure.

According to Ashimi, Dr. Pelumi Somorin, and a nurse whose identity was kept a secret, were both assaulted.

He mentioned that the police were informed about the event however the son continued the assault even though they were there.

“The duo were eventually taken to Kemta Police Station where their statements were taken with that of the assaulted doctor, nurse and witnesses around,” he said.

The Police Spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi could not be reached as of the time of filing this report.

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