Newsexpress place banner advert Yudala genuine products
Nurse denies giving late Senator Adeleke drug overdose

By News Express on 19/05/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 259

•Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke.
•Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke.

Mr Alfred Aderibigbe, the nurse who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke before he died, on Thursday in Osogbo told a coroner inquest that he never administered a drug overdose on the late politician as was reported.

Aderibigbe, while giving evidence before the coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, said all the drugs he administered on the late first civilian governor of Osun were in normal dosage.

He also told the coroner that he had been treating the late senator in the last 15 years, adding that the drugs he administered on Adeleke the day he died were those the late politician gave to him.

Aderibigbe said: “The senator gave me his drugs which he brought from Lagos to keep on the evening of Monday, April 17, with the understanding that when he wants to take them, he will call me to bring them.

“On Sunday, April 23, at about 4 am, I was, however, woken up by two men from the senator who banged on my gate and later informed me that the senator had been calling my phone and that I was not picking my calls.

“They said the senator needed me to come and treat him and that I should bring his drugs along. I later went inside to get them and also found the calls I missed on my phone.

“I called the senator but his friend, one Dipo Fagborode, picked his call. As he was explaining what was going on, the senator himself collected the phone and asked me to come quickly that he was having serious knee pains.

“When I got to the senator’s house, he asked for his drugs and gave me his prescription which contained the dose I was to administer on him.

“The drugs which the senator kept with me that were to be administered on him were Analgin injection, Diazepam injection, photroine injection and hydrocortisone.

“But the senator said I should not give him hydrocortisone because when he took it in Lagos, he had headache and was also vomiting.

“So the other drugs was what I gave him and they were in the right dosage.

“Even when the prescription said he should be given 20mg of diazepam, I had to limit it to 10mg because I discovered he had taken some oral pain painkillers.

“The two other injections I gave him were in the right proportion too– 50mg of Analgin and 1mg of photroine.

“I waited for him to sleep and finish the drip/water I had already placed him on before I took my leave around 7:30 am.

“The reason I took my leave was to inform my church because the day was a Sunday and I would not be able to teach the Sunday class. I returned back to the Adeleke residence by 9:30 am.

“Before I left, I had told the senator’s friend, who was with me throughout the treatment, to watch over him.

“When I returned, I found the senator in the sleeping position I left him, and on closer observation, his heart rate had dropped and his pulse was faint.

“I quickly gave him a cardiac massage and called on his friend, Dipo, to assist me and when the situation was beyond my control, I raised an alarm and he was quickly rushed to Biket hospital.

“By the time we got him to Biket hospital, the CMD, Dr Adebisi Adenle, examined his body and pronounced him ‘Brought in Dead’.”

He asked his friend what happen and he was told that the deceased complained of knee joint pain (gout) and that I gave him some treatment.

“The doctor now asked me what drugs I administered on the deceased and I told him. He then said it was the normal drug treatment for gout.

“But as the empty containers and the previous drugs the deceased had taken were brought to the hospital on the doctor’s request, lies broke out that he died of an overdose.

“The lies were generated by the crowd that had gathered at the hospital because Sen. Adeleke’s campaign bus and his Escalade were used to convey him to the hospital.

“As they drove against traffic, people got the hint that he was in trouble and gathered to find out more.

Aderibigbe said after the incident, he was arrested by the police and detained till May 2 before he was granted bail.

He said since he was granted bail, he had not returned to work or his house in Ede, having been placed under protective custody.

Ayilara lamented that he had now been accused of killing Adeleke while his wife and children had fled from the family home.

In earlier testimonies before the coroner, the Chief Medical Director of Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof. Akeem Lasisi, said Adeleke died of drug overdose.

The Consultant Pathologist, who carried out the autopsy on Adeleke’s corpse, Dr Taiwo Sholaja, also claimed that he died of drug overdose.

The coroner’s sitting was later adjourned till Friday. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 18/05/2017 7:16 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Group tasks National Assembly, wants RMAFC scrapped

Ocean surge: Ijaw youths send SOS to Jonathan...

RIGHTSView: Immigration recruitment tragedy and a new ‘responsive’...

National Assembly proposes July to December budget preparation...

Report criminals, live in peace with your neighbours,...

Military spits fire, warns against breach of peace...

Expect thunderstorms, clouds and rains showers today: NiMET...

Adamawa Assembly approves N8.7bn loan for roads, other...

Fake voters flood Anambra ahead of Saturday’s guber...

8 banks sealed off over debts

It will be a day of clouds, thunderstorm...

Shell reacts as Ogoni communities lodge suit in...

 

Latest News IBB calls for restructuring of Nigeria BREAKING: Supreme Court okays part of Trump’s travel ban The BIG strategy that promises to eliminate poverty, vastly improve lives REVEALED: How police released Evans after he was arrested for armed robbery in 2006 Foundation trains 120 youths on entrepreneurial skills 300 lawyers jostle for 10 positions at Federal High Court Umahi flags off 5,000 housing project in Ebonyi Boko Haram guns down 8 soldiers 16 confirmed dead in Maiduguri explosions WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE goes off air indefinitely as MTN ends sponsorship Akwa Ibom gets N32bn from World Bank for flood control Arewa leaders laud FG’s handling of Biafra agitation, Arewa youths’ quit notice to Igbos

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (259,369 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (238,733 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (195,806 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (169,928 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (165,231 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (146,777 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (127,268 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (121,484 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (112,183 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (105,379 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (105,336 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (98,116 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,601) Business Verdict (17) Columnists (702) Complaints & Requests (92) Enterprise & Opportunities (159) Entertainment (335) Features (461) Global Business Monitor (154) International (1,427) Interviews (124) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (59) News (25,809) Opinion (736) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,744) Religion (566) Sports (1,281) Stock Watch (18) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN words on marble advert

 

 

Thousands of Biafrans gather at Nnamdi Kanu’s father’s palace for address...

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!