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Court jails medical doctor, Anuoluwapo Adepoju over failed plastic surgery

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 The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has convicted
and sentenced a medical doctor and founder of MedContour Services, Anuoluwapo
Adepoju, for conducting a failed plastic surgery that resulted in the death of
one Nneka Onwuzuligbo in 2020.

 

Justice Mohammed Liman found her guilty and sentenced her to
a one-year jail term.

 

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However, she was given the option of paying a ₦100,000, in
lieu of the jail term.

 

While reacting to the judgement, a former Director-General
of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Babatunde
Irukera in a post via his X handle, said he was proud of the development.

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He wrote, “Today is a day of pride for me that I personally
prosecuted Anu Adepoju and her medical practice.

 

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“Though I’ve left, the case has ended in a conviction,
strengthening the accountability framework for all in society, professionals or
otherwise.

 

“This is how society should work and grow

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“Anu Adepoju and her medical practice were convicted on all
five counts charged by FCCPC.

 

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“The wheel of justice may grind slowly, but we must see it
through. Good day for consumers of professional services.”



Source link: Nigerianeye

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