Medical Council Indicts Three Medical Doctors In Death of Lagos Chef, Peju Ugboma

The Medical and Dental Practitioners Council of Nigeria has found a prima facie case of professional misconduct against three Premier Specialist Hospital doctors over the death of celebrity chef, Adepeju Ugboma.

The doctors are Akiseku Adeniyi Kazeem, Kelechi Kingsley Renner and Motunrayo Amadu of Premier Specialist Hospital.

The indictment was the outcome of an investigative panel set up by the Council to consider a petition by Mr Ijoma Ugboma, the husband of the deceased.

An investigative panel looked into a petition by Ijoma Ugboma, husband of the deceased, and reached a decision on October 28, 2021.

A letter to the widower, signed by MDCN Secretary, Dr E. D. Abudu, was made public on Wednesday, Nov. 10.

Peju died on April 25 at Evercare Hospital in Lekki where she was rushed to after she developed complications from surgery performed at the Premier Specialists Medical Centre in Victoria Island.

The 41-year-old was the founder of the pastry company I Luv Desserts.

The council announced that the doctors will face the Medical and Dental Practitioners Tribunal.

Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) represented the petitioner, requested a coroner’s inquest into Peju’s death and allegations of negligence against Premier Specialists.

The inquest is ongoing at the Magistrate Court in Ogba, Lagos.

Find the letter below

Medical Council indicts three medical doctors in death of Lagos Chef, Peju Ugboma




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