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.
It was 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.