Thieves steal equipment worth millions from Ogun hospital

Written by on March 17, 2023

Suspected thieves reportedly broke into the newly inaugurated 100-bed Mother and Child Hospital in Iperu, Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State a month after commissioning.

Newsmen reports that the hospital was commissioned on Saturday, February 1, 2023 by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

The thieves reportedly broke into the hospital and carted away electronic equipment worth millions of naira.

The state commandant of the Security Network, otherwise called the Amotekun Corps, David Akinremi, confirmed the incident.

Akinremi said the prime suspect, one Ogunjembola Kehinde, led his gang to burgle the hospital.

He said Ogunjembola was arrested following a complaint of burglary and stealing by one Kehinde Banjoko that some unknown persons broke into her residence while she was away in Lagos and stole several household items such as generating sets, gas cylinder, standing fan, mattresses and rug, among others, valued at about N500, 000.

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