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Nurse slumps, dies on duty in Zamfara

Nurse Asmau Lawali Bungudu who died while on duty: Photo Credit: Abdulrazak Kaura/Radio Nigeria

A Registered Nurse Asmau Lawali Bungudu, has suddenly died while on duty at Ahmad Sani Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital Gusau, Zamfara State on Wednesday.

Public Relations Officer of the Hospital, Auwal Usman Ruwan Dorowa who confirmed the incident said Nurse Asmau was at her duty post at NHIS Clinic and had checked the blood pressure of about 30 patients before she complained of cardiac issue to a Doctor.

Auwal said, immediately Asma’u slumped, doctors rushed to save her but proved abortive as she died.

“The medical doctors attempted to save her life but they couldn’t as she died instantly” PRO said.

He noted that Management team of Specialist Hospital led by the Medical Director of the Hospital Dr Usman Muhammad Shanawa have handed over the corpse to the relatives of the deceased Nurse.

A family member of the late Asma’u confirmed that “Asmau left home hale and hearty this morning and went to the hospital where she works as a Nurse.

Our reporter gathered that the deceased was about to get married in few weeks time.

Reporting by Abdulrazak Kaura; Chinasa Ossai & Adeniyi Bakare