A medical doctor, Hassan Yakubu in an hospital In Adamawa state has been arrested following reports that he was among those who removed the kidney of a 24 year old patient in the hospital.
On the cause of investigation, it was discovered that the doctor, Yakubu Hassan is an uncle to the victim.
Relating what transpired, a relative to the victim, Hamman Seyo recounted what he knows about the pathetic situation of the victim.
“the victim’s uncle, Yakubu, who treated Isa, at his Jimeta Clinic, for stomach complications, ended up operating the victim on July 8 but allegedly removed his kidney in the process. Three days after the operation, Isa could not urinate.
The complications further degenerated with the face and legs of the victim becoming swollen which prompted the family to return to the doctor who later referred them to the Federal Medical Centre in Gombe. it was at the Gombe hospital that medical officials working with the Federal Medical Center told them that Isa’s kidney had been removed.