Resident doctors decry assault on member at Abuja hospital

Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja has condemned an alleged assault on one of its members while on call on Saturday.

The Association in a statement signed by its President, Adejo Arome, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, threatened to take necessary action if security agencies did not prosecute the perpetrators.

Mr Arome said that the assault was committed on Saturday when the doctor on call was discharging his duty.

According to him, the doctor on duty was attending to a female patient to set a line for drip when his attention was withdrawn to attend to a child who was in more critical condition at the pediatric ward.

He said that the doctor had explained to the patient’s husband that he had to leave…

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