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FCTA COMMENCES INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGATIONS OVER AN ACCIDENT VICTIM BEING REJECTED BY MAITAMA HOSPITAL

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced an investigation to ascertain the truth about a viral video on social media, purporting that an accident victim was rejected by Maitama District hospital.

A short video filmed by a lady who spoke in Hausa suggested that an accident victim was taken to the emergency unit of the hospital, but was rejected.

 

The Acting Secretary, FCTA Health and Human Services Secretariat, Dr. Muhammed Kawu said the investigation over the video was to ensure that no staff jeopardizes the efforts of the administration towards providing quality health services.
Dr. Kawu was in the hospital to see the accident victim identified as George Ihimon who is now admitted and said to be recuperating.

He also vowed that any staff found to have exhibited any form of negligence in the matter will be sanctioned in accordance with Civil Service rules.

The Acting Secretary, reiterated the commitment of the administration towards efficient healthcare service, noting that all public hospitals in the territory are bound to accept and treat accident victims before any other protocol.

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