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Police arraign fake doctor

CITIZENS COMPASS – Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ogun State, on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, arraigned a 35-year-old alleged fake medical doctor, Afeez Adegoke, over a hernia surgery that threatened the life of a patient.

Adegoke of No. 6 Eri Antena Bus-Stop, Onibukun, Ota, is facing a two-count charge of false representation and negligence to endanger the life of Mr Patrick Effiong.

The prosecutor, Insp Bola Owolabi, told the court that the defendant committed the offences on May 2022 at Goodness Clinic and Medical Centre at No 6, Eri Antena Bus-Stop, Onibukun Ota in the state. 

Owolabi alleged that the defendant performed surgery so rash and negligent as to endanger the life of the patient.

” Adegoke conducted himself in a manner falsely represented himself as a medical doctor and operated at the Goodness Clinic and Medical Centre.

“He also performed a surgery to endanger the life of the patient.

According to him, the offences contravened the Laws of Ogun State. 

Adegoke, however, pleaded not guilty to all the charges.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr O. L. Oke, granted the defendant bail for N500,000 with four sureties in like sum.

The Chief Magistrate adjourned the case against the alleged fake medical doctor until May 25 for mention. 






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