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#JusticeForOmolara Trends As Woman Dies In Ogun Hospital Over Alleged Negligence, Injurious Injections

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Nigerians on Twitter have began a #JusticeforOmolara marketing campaign after it was reported {that a} girl, Omolara Omoyajuwolo, died from suspected overdose of injections from nurses at an Ogun State hospital.

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Nigerians are recounting situations the place the nation’s healthcare system has disenchanted them, resulting in dashed hopes and lack of lives.



The hashtag ‘#JusticeForOmolara’ is trending with over 5,000 tweets.

All of it started when a detailed buddy of the deceased narrated how Omolara who had ulcer, died.

In keeping with the narrator, Omolara had complained of peptic ulcer ache and instantly went to the hospital to get remedy. She was examined, injected and handled for malaria.

The buddy stated, “My buddy Lara was feeling some kind of ulcer assault as she claimed on her telephone standing and he or she went to the hospital the place she examined constructive additionally for Malaria. In keeping with her, she was given some injections after which she went again dwelling.

“I acquired to Lara’s place at previous 10pm. She had tried to eat and vomited, she was sweating profusely. I began to wash, she vomited once more. I went to her neighbour so we might return to the hospital since she wasn’t getting higher, she was respiratory exhausting too.

“We acquired to Beachland Hospital, Arepo (Ogun State) and he or she noticed the identical physician that attended to her initially. I excused them however I heard him say ‘I’ll should admit you.’ I noticed a nurse there giving her some injections via her arms (the way in which they offer drips). Lara was so uncomfortable; she stored on insisting that she couldn’t lie down as a result of she was not respiratory nicely.

“By some means, Lara misplaced consciousness, a health care provider got here in and stated she (the brand new physician) didn’t comprehend it was this sort of case (that means it was important) after which requested that she be positioned on oxygen.

“I made efforts myself and sooner or later I went to the emergency room to get the oxygen myself. I virtually lifted it alone earlier than one of many nurses got here to present me help and finally one other collected it from me. She was positioned on oxygen.
“At virtually 1am, they stated they wanted to refer her (to a different hospital). They stated I wanted to get somebody to return and decide us up. I approached the primary physician that attended to her as he was writing the referral letter and tried to ask some issues, he didn’t reply.

“I believed they might allow us to go together with the oxygen, a nurse solely introduced it to the automobile door and put it in Lara’s nostrils for some time, I even thought she was gonna go together with us. They left us and advised Lara’s neighbour to maneuver with the ‘highest velocity’. 
“They positioned her head on my laps and requested me to boost my laps, the home windows had been wound down as they suggested. Once we acquired to the Lagos State College Instructing Hospital, the docs on the medical emergency introduced that Lara was lifeless they usually crammed a type stating ‘BID’ (Introduced in lifeless). She died on my laps and in my arms.”

The buddy lamented that she believed Omolara’s well being was mismanaged and needs to be investigated.

She known as on Nigerians to assist amplify her case to the suitable authorities.

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