Lagos Chef Peju Ugboma

Ex-NBA President Retracts Claim Against Premier Hospital Over Lagos Chef’s Death

An ex-NBA President, Olisa Agbakoba, SAN, has withdrawn his case in support of the dead Lagos Chef.

Agbakoba, a member of the Nigerian Bar Association had issued a claim against Premier Hospital Victoria Island Lagos. The claim was in line with the death of popular Lagos pastry Chef, Adepeju Ugboma.

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The Lagos Chef died on April 25, 2021, at Evercare Hospital Lekki Ltd. She died after undergoing fibroid surgery at Premier Hospital, Lagos.

Online sources claimed that she died of internal bleeding days after the surgery.

Meanwhile, her husband, Ijoma Ugboma convened an investigative panel into her death.

The panel claimed that the Lagos chef died of neglect by medical personnel after the surgery. They also alleged that she suffered internal bleeding after the surgery.

The Lagos state police command weighed in on the death of the pastry chef. They had invited officials of the health facilities for a “fact-finding inquiry” over her death.

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Meanwhile, the Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Nigeria (MDPCN) have intervened.

The MDPCN said it has filed a case of professional misconduct against three doctors at the hospital.

A letter assessed by TheCable Lifestyle confirmed this claim. It also said that the MDPCN had concluded investigations into the circumstances that led to the death of Peju Ugboma.

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The letter was signed by E. D. Abudu, the council’s secretary.

On October 28, the 10th session of the investigative panel confirmed the latest development into the case. The council said it had opened a case of professional misconduct against the doctors.

The embattled medical personnel are Akinseku Adeniyi Kazeem, Kelechi Kingsley Renner and Motunrayo Amadu.

Source: The Nations

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