The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Ministry of Health to release funds for the overseas treatment of Adebola Akin-Bright, whose intestines got missing in the process of surgery.


Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, while presiding over the day’s plenary, moved that Master Akin-Bright needed the urgent treatment abroad, calling for the immediate arrest of the doctor of the private hospital, Obitoks Medical Centre in the Alimosho area of the state, who performed the initial surgery that led to the missing small intestine while investigations continue.


Earlier, Majority Leader, Noheem Adams, briefed the House on the findings of a five-man ad-hoc committee created to investigate the circumstances that led to the disappearance of the boy’s intestine.


According to Adams, the full report would soon be presented, adding that some shocking discoveries were made in the course of its investigations, stating that Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) advised that Akin-Bright be transferred urgently to either the United States of America or United Kingdom for an intestine transplant.


Meanwhile, the Speaker commending the Governor for inviting the Department of State Services (DSS) to investigate the death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, better known as Mohbad, while directing the Clerk of the House, Olalekan Onafeko, to write the Lagos Police Command and the DSS intimating them that the House supports the investigation and expect justice for the bereaved family.



September 19, 2023

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