There have been several warnings on walking into a chemist to purchase drugs without prescription. Some even go the extra mile of allowing the chemist attendants to treat them of any ailment without fear of being given the wrong medication.
Security operatives in Ondo state have arrested a quack doctor, Olowolayemo Ifetayo. Aside from treating patients in an unclean environment, the young man also makes use of banned medical equipment and medications.
According to The Nation, Ifetayo was nabbed during a monitoring exercise and has been paraded before press men. It was also reported that, various control and banned injections such as Enagin were found in his possession.
Ifetayo was suspected to have been carrying out several disreputable activities such as administering of drips, transfusing blood with wrong instruments, injecting his patients with banned injections, disposal of medical wastes in an unlawful manner and much more.
The commissioner for health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, disclosed that the government holds the lives of residents seriously and would not allow any individual toil with it in the name of making money. He added that the government would not hesitate to prosecute those secretly operating hospitals and endangering the lives of residents.
However, Ifetayo has been handed over to law enforcement agents to be remanded while he awaits prosecution.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that a fake doctor identified as Ojo Damilola has made a shocking confession about how she had spent years administering injections and drugs on unsuspecting victims.
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