Police in Bauchi State have arrested
a medical doctor, who allegedly removed the kidneys
of a patient in a private hospital in the state. Dr. Sani, the proprietor of Aminchi Clinic in Yakubu Wanka, Bauchi, was
alleged to have removed the two kidneys
of one Abubakar Buba from Bununu, who is currently lying critically ill in hospital on dialysis.
gathered that he needs about N7 million for
kidney transplant to survive. The 23-year-old Abubakar, it was
gathered, fell ill and was
taken to the clinic by his parents. His condition was
said to have worsened after the Doctor
allegedly carried out an operation on him. Father of the patient, Alhaji Buba, said: “They asked me for
N10,000 which they said was for
drugs. After sometime, perhaps they understood that my son would not survive, I raised alarm. They now asked us to go to Kano.
“They refused to send us to Bauchi. All my money finished in Kano on his treatment. “When I could not shoulder the expenses for
the treatment, the hospital wrote to Bauchi Teaching Hospital to start the treatment.” He added that when he came to Bauchi, the Chief Medical Director, CMD, asked him for
money and he told him that he had no money on him. “The CMD ordered that they should start giving my son treatment free of charge before he knows what to do,” he added.