Borno Governor Visits Hospital At Midnight; Finds No Doctor On Duty

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State

The governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, was stunned to find no doctor on duty when he paid a surprise visit to some hospitals in Maiduguri, the state capital, on Tuesday night.

At 1 am, Governor Zulum stormed some hospitals to inspect the condition of patients and the facilities, but found no doctor on duty.

“When the governor made a phone call to about 10 doctors on duty to ask why they were absent, none picked the calls,” a government official said.

The hospital with about 135 medical staff only had 10 nurses on duty, while the 19 resident doctors were nowhere to be found.

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Only a few doctors were available at the state specialists’ hospital when the governor visited at 2 am.

The chief medical director of the Umaru Shehu Ultra-Modern Hospital was reportedly queried over the absence of doctors on duty.

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