Owhojedo Aghogho Henry, a medical physician in Warri, Delta State, has opened up about late 12-year-old Dowen faculty scholar, Sylvester Oromoni.
In his latest assertion, the physician said that late Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, was identified with enlarged liver earlier than his loss of life.
Owhojedo disclosed this whereas testifying earlier than the coroner’s inquest into Oromoni’s loss of life on the Epe Magistrate Court, Lagos.
He stated the mother and father of the deceased knowledgeable him that the deceased had sustained accidents from taking part in soccer, however when a take a look at was carried out on him, no proof of fracture or dislocation was discovered.
He stated in his assertion of oath,
“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.
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 non-public ward to allow them to attend to him comfortably as mother and father as he couldn’t attend to himself with out the help of one other particular person.
I replied the daddy that there was no vacant non-public ward therefore he turned our outside affected person.
On that very same 26/11/2021 for the reason that boy’s physique temperature was very excessive because 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 28/11/2021 with a nurse in attendance. The scientific notes in respect of the remedy Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. can be found.
Besides, the take a look at that was carried out that day, I examined him to discover out if there was any fracture or dislocation for the reason that mother and father informed me they have been knowledgeable by the varsity that he sustained accidents whereas taking part in soccer and there was no such proof of fracture or dislocation of the higher or decrease limbs.
That I equally observed the redness of the higher a part of the lips i.e redness of the buccal cavity which is the mouth, which might not be on account of malaria fever.
That when the physique temperature turned regular, the pains have been unrelenting, I referred them to St. Louis Diagnostics for scan and x-ray on 29/11/2021.
The results of the X-ray and scan which bought to me late on 29/11/2021 revealed that the deceased had enlarged liver. The X-ray and scan report from St. Louis Diagnostics can be found.
Enlarged liver could be attributable to coronary heart failure, trauma (crushed), sickle cell illness, ingestion of a dangerous or poisonous substance, sepsis and generally 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 crushed up, tortured and given an unknown liquid substance to drink by 5 college students of Dowen College.
And once I bought 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 night time, primarily based on the stated confession and scan report I made a decision to refer them to Delta State University Teaching Hospital, Oghara, although 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 observe 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 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 rigorously believing similar to be true and in accordance with the provisions of the Oaths Laws of Lagos State.
Reacting, Adaora stated:
“The lies might last for a while but truth must prevail”
Kasmir Jnr stated:
“This case must get head o. This boy no go die in vain”
“God punish everybody hindering this boy from getting the justice he deserves”.