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

Gov Zulum
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.