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LUTH denies late doctor worked 72-hour call duty

Written by on September 21, 2023

The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has denied allegations that one of its house officers, Dr Michael Umoh, died after a 72-hour call.

This is contained in a statement issued by LUTH management team in Lagos today.

The statement noted that record from Neurosurgery unit of the hospital shows that the last time he was on call was 13th and 14th September, 2023, noting that he was not on call on the 15th, 16th and 17th the day he was reported dead contrary to the insinuations on social media.

Still in the south west state, a fire incident at Ibis Royal Hotel along the Airport Road, Lagos State yesterday has destroyed properties worth properties worth millions of Naira .

Videos shared on social media showed what appeared to be a two-storey building engulfed by raging flames.

Jubril Gawat, the Senior Special Assistant on New Media to the Lagos State Governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu, in a post on X, stated that the fire was reported at 4:50 pm yesterday.

Gawat added that the Isolo and Bolade Fire Crews of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service curtailed the fire to prevent substantial damage.

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