Katsina nurses express against alleged police assault of their colleague


Individuals of the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives in Katsina Speak agree with protested against “incessant police assault’ on just a few of their members.

They utilized the express on Sunday to genuine displeasure over alleged assault on a staff nurse at General Ahmadi Rimi Orthopaedic Clinic Katsina by police personnel who took victims of an accident to the sanatorium.

Addressing journalists on behalf of the nurses, Kamaludeen Kabir said a nurse changed into manhandled by officers who “came to the sanatorium and acted as within the occasion that they had been above the law.”

“We are health staff and no longer criminals. Right here’s unacceptable and we are able to fight it. We can no longer tolerate such abuses from any security legitimate because we’re furthermore doing our job.

“One in all our members (Umar Lawal) changed into assaulted on Wednesday round 5 p.m. by a group of policemen while attending to an emergency case. We agree with adopted the subject,” he added.

He said the sanatorium administration and other stakeholders had been duly told of the approach.

Mr Kabir said the affiliation had neatly-known frequent assaults on its members and other health staff within the pronounce.

How they attacked me – Sufferer.

Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES after the express, Mr Lawal said he changed into met on the Nurse’s Place within the evening of the fateful day.

“I had carried out remedy with my inner patients and changed into waiting on the Nurse’s Place when an ambulance from the National Originate College introduced in accident victims with 5 policemen.

“I checked one amongst the patients and stumbled on that he has external accidents but had more inner accidents especially on his thigh and other crash on his neck. I changed into prescribing the tablets for them to head and soak up advise that we might resuscitate him.

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“Then all straight away, they introduced one other of the victims who changed into already tiring when they came to the sanatorium. We had been asking them but they said he changed into already tiring. I requested them to head and take card and tablets for the victims, then one amongst them said I must quiet exhaust away money from his pocket which I did and requested him to head and take the tablets.

“Nonetheless he said I must quiet lunge and take the tablets for them. That changed into when he quiet his money. One in all the policemen started shouting at me to obey his boss’ order but I told them my work is to put the victims, which I changed into already doing.

“Then the boss who requested me to take the tablets slapped me and I slapped him aid because I felt I changed into doing my job. All of them descended on me and started beating me, announcing I must apply them to the police trouble.

“When it changed into evident that they’d overpower me, I pushed one amongst them who changed into attempting to take hold of me by the waist and all straight away met the emergency ward.”

The police spokesperson within the pronounce, Gambo Isa, did now not retort to calls and SMS sent to him on the grief.

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