Unprofessional DSS doctors, medical report on fake Kanu, lawyer says

Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer, Maxwell Opara, has filed a petition with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), alleging that some doctors employed by the Department of State Security (DSS) were unprofessional and reckless during of the examination of the secessionist, who is tried for treason. crime.

Maxwell, in the petition, adds that another doctor signed a medical report on Kanu, without examination or diagnosis.

“He (Kanu) confronted the doctor and asked him how he wrote and signed a medical report of a patient whom he had neither met nor examined,” the lawyer said.

He alleged that Kanu, who is being held by the DSS, had been battling medical issues but was denied access to his personal doctors.

Opara said on Tuesday: “He (Kanu) complained about the said doctors for their recklessness, incompetence and lack of professionalism in their practices towards him. Despite his request for his personal doctor, they continued to take his sample without give it no results.

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“As a result of these ugly non-professional medical activities, MNK asked me to file a fundamental rights action against the DSS. We have filed the said enforcement action as instructed, while the action is pending in court, the DSS on March 15, 2022 assembled doctors at the DSS and brought MNK out and handed over to him what they have called his medical report.

“According to MNK, he quickly went through the alleged medical report and he discovered that his major potassium disease, which he had been his routine medication for over the years, was not contained in said medical report, he started to questioning the authenticity of the report and immediately discovered that the person who signed the report never met him.

“He confronted the doctor and asked him how he wrote and signed a medical report of a patient he had neither met nor examined. Said doctor could not answer…”

By Oluwatobi Odeyinka

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