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Nurse Remanded For Conducting Illegal Surgery That Caused The Death Of A Patient

28th May 2022

A 39-year-old Nigerian nurse identified as Lawrence Omatule has reportedly been remanded into police custody for allegedly performing an illegal surgery that caused the death of a patient.

According to reports, Omatule disguised herself as a doctor to perform surgery on a fibroid patient named Fatimoh Isa, at the Feloban Alpha Convalescent Home, Mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

The patient was said to have died shortly after the surgery, leading to the arrest of Omatule. She was arraigned on two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and murder according to the news agency of Nigeria.

Her plea was denied in court as the Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Adeola Adedayo, said she needed advice from the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions.

The police prosecutor, ASP Rita Momah told the court that the suspect committed the offense on April 1st, 2022, adding that the suspect had accomplices to the offense but they are yet to be identified.

However, she was ordered to be remanded in the Ikoyi Custodial Centre pending the DPP’s advice.

In other news, Ghanaian musician, KiDi has poured down his frustration about how some Ghanaians pen down harsh comments about musicians on social media without knowing how difficult their job is.

In an interview with Bliss Kingg on Starr FM, KiDi stated that musicians go through a lot of phases before putting their works out for public consumption but people always presume that the job is easy, hence they ought to be insensitive and harsh with their criticism.

He mentioned that there are times that musicians are not in the right state of mind, yet they need to departmentalize their minds just to put the negative energy and thoughts aside and open up for positivity in order to be creative with their craft.

However, he gets agitated when their hard work is meted with harsh and insensitive criticism by some of their fans on social media, disregarding the efforts they had to put into their work.

“A lot of people are not even good at their day jobs yet they will come and sit on social media and be telling artistes what to do”, KiDi lashed out.

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