A Coroner’s Inquest investigating the true reason for the dying of fashionable Lagos-based chef, Adepoju Ugboma resumed listening to on Monday.
Chief Justice of the Peace, Mukaila Fadeyi, is presiding over the listening to on the Justice of the Peace Courtroom 13, Samuel Ilori Curt Home, Ogba, Ikeja, in Lagos State.
Mrs. Ugboma, aged 41, died on Friday 23rd April, 2021 after a surgical procedure executed on the Premier Specialist Medical Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State.
Her household suspects that the dying was attributable to gross medical medical negligence on the a part of Premier hospital.
Olisa Agbakoba Authorized, appearing on the directions of the deceased’s husband, Ijoma Ugboma, requested the inquest, which had its preliminary sitting on Monday, June the 21st June.
On the resumed sitting, state counsel, Seun Akinde represented the Directorate of Public Prosecution at Lagos Ministry of Justice,
and Babatunde Ogungbamila introduced look for the Ugboma household.
Whereas, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Abimbola Akeredolu represented Premier Hospital and all its docs who had been invited to the inquest. Abimbola Ojenike additionally appeared for the Federal Competitors and Client Safety Fee, as an social gathering.
However the listening to was stalled owing to the late submitting of courtroom processes by all counsel within the matter.
Mrs Akeredolu additionally hinted that they are going to be difficult the post-mortem report by pathologists, Dr. O.O. Oyewole and Professor John Obafunwa on the Lagos State College Educating Hospital, which reportedly confirmed that Mrs Ugboma suffered post-surgical inside bleeding.
Premier hospital knowledgeable the courtroom that the report was not generated in response to due course of, which it intends to question by the use of an software.
Chief Justice of the Peace Fadeyi in his response warned all events and their counsel, that proceedings will likely be sober and speedy, as its mandate is to unravel the reason for Mrs Ugboma’s dying and forestall future occurences.
Additional listening to continues on July 12.