Kidney Theft: Panel Submits Report To Adamawa Govt
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August 23, 2016 ( Post 1 )
The investigation panel set up by Adamawa Government to prove the allegation of illegal removal of a patient’s kidney against a doctor on Monday submitted its report.
The Chairman of the panel, Dr Pius Tizhe, while submitting the report to the Commissioner for Health, Dr Fatima Atiku in Yola, said the committee had done a thorough job.
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A doctor (name withheld) in Jimeta Clinic was alleged to have conducted a surgery on one Isa Hamman, a 23-year-old herdsman from Fufore Local Government Area of the state.
The doctor was accused to have removed Hamman’s kidney after which the patient was referred to Federal Medical Centre, Gombe, for another treatment.
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He said, “Today, we are officially submitting the report of the panel set up by state government to probe the alleged removal of a patient’s kidney at Jimeta Clinic.
“We pray that the recommendations of the panel will guide the state government to resolve the matter.”
Receiving the report, the commissioner thanked the panel for a job well done.
Atiku said she would submit the report to Governor Muhammadu Bindo for appropriate action.
The patient is currently undergoing dialysis at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola.
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