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Alleged medical negligence: Late Peju Ugboma’s family seeks penalties for accused hospital, healthcare reforms

The family of the late Adepeju Ugboma who has now been buried has engaged the services of olisa Agbakoba legal and primera Africa legal to help with all legal issues and representation concerning her controversial death on April 25 at the premier specialist hospital in Lagos.

They stress that she had no preexisting medical conditions to have developed post surgery complications that led to her death, but maintain that she died in unclear and suspicious circumstances and that this case is one of gross medical negligence.

Meanwhile, premier specialists hospital says it will not be in a position to respond to all the media enquiries on Peju Ugboma’s death, as the ethics of the medical profession doesn’t allow it to breach client confidentiality even in extreme cases of death.

This was disclosed in a statement made available to TVC News signed by one Dr. C. Fadipe for the hospital, who also extended condolences to the family of the deceased.

It urged the public not to speculate on rumours but be patient and allow authorities conduct a thorough probe and to make its findings known.

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