Serous drama at the Abaji General Hospital in Abuja after a medical doctor beat a nurse of the hospital.
According to reports, the nurse identified as Habiba Gana had complained to the doctor about the manner he handled a woman in labour. But, the doctor instead of taking correction became angry that a nurse complained to him and began beating her silly.
“The nurse asked the doctor to be more cautious in handling the woman who was in labour pains for hours but the doctor got angry and pounced on the nurse,” a source revealed.
The shocking incident crippled activities at the hospital with. The FCT chairperson of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Deborah Yusuf, who led some executives of the association to the hospital ordered its members to down tools till justice is done to their member.
The source said the association would not tolerate ill treatment of any of its members on line of duty.
It was further gathered that the Federal Capital Territory Health Secretariat has since visited the hospital and assured the nurses that it would look into the matter.
The doctor involved in the assault has been ordered to report at the FCT health secretariat in Abuja daily, for six weeks pending the conclusion of investigation into the incident.