arrested a medical doctor, Hassan Yakubu, for his alleged role in the
removal of the kidney of a 24-year-old male patient in his clinic.
police said, was to help with their investigations into the alleged
theft of the kidney of the 24-year-old male patient levelled against the
gathered had now left the 24-year-old victim, Isa Hamma, in a life –
threatening condition, followed alleged medical lapses on the part of
the medical doctor who treated him for stomach complications.
relative, Umaru Hammanseyo, was allegedly removed, owing to medical
errors on the part of the doctor, had been placed on a weekly dialysis
at the Federal Medical Centre, Gombe.
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.
with the face and legs of the victim becoming swollen which prompted the
family to return to the accused doctor who later referred them to the
Federal Medical Centre in Gombe.
hospital that medical officials working with the Federal Medical Centre
told them that Isa’s kidney had been “removed.”