Tragic Loss: Nurse Dies on Duty in Zamfara Hospital

Late Asmau Lawali Bungudu

Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura specialist Hospital in Gusau, Zamfara State, experienced a tragedy when Asmau Lawali Bungudu, a staff nurse, suddenly passed away while performing her duties.

When Bungudu resumed for work on Wednesday morning, she appeared to be in good health; however, she passed away shortly before she was due to start her shift.

Auwal Usman, the public relations officer of Sani Yarima Specialist Hospital, confirmed the incident and stated that nurse Bungudu had been on duty at the NHIS clinic, measuring the blood pressure of around 30 patients earlier in the day before she reported to a doctor with a cardiac issue.

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He stated that Bungudu a former staff nurse, suddenly collapsed after voicing her complaint and the doctors attempted to resuscitate her, but she passed away instantly.

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

The relatives of the deceased nurse were given the corpse by the management team of the hospital, which was led by the Medical Director, Dr Usman Muhammad Shanawa, as disclosed by the PRO.

A relative of the recently deceased stated that she had departed from home in good health this morning, heading to the hospital where she was employed as a nurse.

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“Her funeral prayer will be observed today by 5:00pm at Malan Abdurrahaman House, Magama Area, Bungudu.” the relative added.


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