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Late Sylvester Oromoni’s case rekindles as doctor testifies; says he had enlarged liver supposedly caused by beating, drinking harmful substance [Details]

The circumstances that allegedly led to the loss of life of Sylvester Oromoni, a pupil of Dowen College, Lagos, seems reignited following an affidavit by Owhojedo Aghogho Henry, a medical doctor in Warri, Delta State. unnamed file 150

According to Owhojedo, he identified the late 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni Jnr with enlarged liver earlier than his loss of life.

Testifying earlier than the coroner’s inquest into Oromoni’s death on the Epe Magistrate Court, Lagos, the doctor said that the deceased mother and father had knowledgeable him that Sylvester had sustained accidents from taking part in soccer, however when a take a look at was performed on him, no proof of fracture or dislocation was discovered.unnamed file 152

In his assertion of oath, the doctor narrated: “I, Dr Owhojedo Aghogho Henry, Male, Christian, Nigeria Citizen hereby make an oath and state as follows:

“That I’m the Medical Director of Vicah Clinic/ Hospital at No. 6, Maduku Street Warri, Delta State.

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“I graduated from the College of Health Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. I even have a grasp’s diploma in Public Health in Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State

“On 26/11/2021, the daddy of the deceased referred to as and knowledgeable me that the late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. was sick and had simply been introduced again from Lagos.

“The deceased’s father knowledgeable me that Dowen College informed them that the illness of the boy was a results of accidents he sustained on his leg whereas taking part in soccer within the college.

“The father, subsequently, requested me if I had a vacant personal ward to allow them to take care of him comfortably as mother and father as he couldn’t attend to himself with out the help of one other individual.

“I replied the daddy that there was no vacant personal ward therefore he grew to become our out of doors affected person.

“On that very same 26/11/2021 because the boy’s physique temperature was very excessive as it learn 38.7oc and he was in ache, I took blood samples and did a take a look at for full blood depend, random blood sugar and typhoid fever.

“That the consequence confirmed that he had malaria fever and we handled him for malaria fever from 26/11/2021 to twenty-eight/11/2021 with a nurse in attendance. The medical notes in respect of the remedy Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. can be found.

“Enlarged liver could be caused by coronary heart failure, trauma (overwhelmed), sickle cell illness, ingestion of a harmful or poisonous substance, sepsis and typically extreme malaria.

“On the identical 29/11/2021, the deceased father had earlier referred to as me to say that the deceased confessed that he was overwhelmed up, tortured and given an unknown liquid substance to drink by 5 college students of Dowen College.

“And after I acquired to the home of the deceased on 29/11/2021, the mom equally confirmed similar to me. On that very same 29/11/2021 which was within the evening, primarily based on the stated confession and scan report I made a decision to refer them to Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, despite the fact that I initially taught of Lily Clinic as a result of Ogham Teaching Hospital has higher services.

“On the 30/11/2021, I took the referral be aware to the home the place the deceased was and took blood samples once more to reconfirm his genotype whereas awaiting the ambulance to take him to Oghara.

“Shortly after I returned to the hospital, the deceased was rushed all the way down to the hospital and I did CPR i.e Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and oxygen was administered however he was later confirmed useless.

“I do solemnly declare that I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing same to be true and in accordance with the provisions of the Oaths Laws of Lagos State.”

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