A man identified as Julius Afolabi who allegedly runs an illegal clinic and maternity home while pretending to be a medical doctor has been arrested by the gallant operatives of the Ogun State Police Command.
Speaking exclusively to Premium Times, the spokesman of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed on Thursday that the suspect had been carrying out surgical operations at the illegal clinic located in Abule-Iroko area of Ota.
Oyeyemi said further that nemesis caught up with the suspect after a female patient reported him to the police for failing to successfully carry out a fibroid operation she had paid for.
“Trouble started when the suspect collected the sum of N200,000 from one Funmi Adelaja to treat her of fibroid and he was unable to remove the fibroid. This prompted the said Funmi Adelaja to report the case at Sango Police Station,” the police spokesman said.
The Police spokesman said when the local police officer detailed detectives to investigate Ms. Adelaja’s complaint; “it was discovered that the self-acclaimed doctor and Medical Director of Adeolu Afolabi Clinic and Maternity Home has never gone through any formal training that can qualify him to operate such outfit”.
He added that the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, had ordered full investigation of the case with a view to charging the suspect to court at the end of the investigation.
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