Lagos accepts care for 13-year-old boy with missing intestine

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has taken over the medical care of Adebola Akin-Bright, whose small intestine allegedly got missing at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, Ikeja.

Sanwo-Olu pledged to take over his medical care by pulling all medical expertise from LASUTH and other resources to save the boy’s life when he visited Akin-Bright and his mother, Mrs Deborah Abiodun at the Pediatric Ward of LASUTH.

Credible News recalls that Abiodun, had in a Safe Our Soul message via social media reached out to the Governor, as a matter of urgency, to probe the mysterious disappearance of her 13-year-old son, Adebola Akin-Bright’s small intestine. She claimed the incident occurred while her son was receiving treatment at LASUTH.

LASUTH management had in swift response to the allegations, affirmed that they did not wilfully remove any organ or structure from Akin-Bright’s body while performing a corrective surgery on him.

The victim had been previously operated on at a private hospital in Lagos but had been undergoing treatment at LASUTH for over a month.

”He, Akin-Bright, required extensive optimisation in our facility before a corrective surgery could be carried out. At the surgery, which was carried out by an experienced pediatric surgeon and her team revealed certain strange findings.

”There is a video clip of these findings. The mother was informed about these findings but she appeared to be in denial”, LASUTH management said.

The Governor after listening to both the mother of the child and the doctor in charge of his care said what was paramount was to ensure that the life of the boy was saved.

Akin-Bright’s mother expressed appreciation to Sanwo-Olu for the visit and for taking up the medical care of the promising young boy.

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