Metuh admitted in intensive care of NAUTH



    Olisa Metuh
    Metuh admitted in intensive care of NAUTH


    By Chimezie Anaso

    Chief Olisa Metuh, former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been admitted on the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi.

    There have been fears over Metuh’s state of well being when nameless supply disclosed that he was rushed to a medical facility in Anambra following a sudden breakdown.

    It can be recalled that Metuh, who’s going through corruption cost, couldn’t seem for his trial at an Abuja High Court on Jan. 22 on well being grounds.

    Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, Chief Medical Director (CMD) of NAUTH, who confirmed that Metuh was on admission on the hospital, declined additional feedback.

    But a member of Metuh’s household on the hospital expressed worries over his deteriorating state of well being.

    Mr Luke Metuh, a member of the family, stated Metuh met with them final week and was billed to return to Abuja however was rushed to NAUTH from Awka, Anambra capital, following a critical breakdown within the early hours of Saturday.

    He stated his brother who had been visiting a hospital each month since 2016, was stabilised within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) earlier than his referral to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) could possibly be effected.

    He described his state of well being as deteriorating and enchantment that their son be allowed to have entry to raised well being providers.

    “He has had spinal twine associated ailment which made him go about with waist brace for 15 years but it surely has deteriorated since he was held in custody and now not get routine medical consideration.

    “The physician taking good care of him has already referred him to UNTH, Enugu for additional investigation and probably surgical procedure however is ready for him to be steady earlier than the motion so as to not worsen the state of affairs.

    “What we are appealing for is that he should be allowed to access the best of medical services,” he stated. (NAN)