Nigerian Doctors Arrested For Forgetting Surgical Towel Inside Patient Stomach At Ikorodu Hospital

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August 2, 2016 – Nigerian Doctors Arrested For Abandoning Surgical Towel Inside Patient Stomach After Surgery At Ikorodu Lagos Hospital

2 doctors working with a private hospital in Ikorodu Lagos have been arrested for allegedly abandoning a surgical towel inside a patient’s stomach after a surgical operation.

The suspects 53-year-old Dr Taiwo Shogunle and 43-year-old Dr Adeleke Olusegun, employee of St Raphael Divine Mercy Specialist Hospital Ijede were yesterday arraigned for allegedly killing a patient identified as Omojola Bamgboye during operation between December 18 and 19, 2015 at the aforementioned hospital.

The case will come up for hearing on the 9th of September 2016.