January 5, 2022

Mother, baby detained over N131,000 bill at FMC, Umuahia

Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia

By Ugochukwu Alaribe – Umuahia

A woman, Mrs Joy Nnebuihe, who gave birth to a premature baby girl, at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, has been detained over a N131,000 bill charged by the hospital.

The nursing mother disclosed that her husband can’t afford to settle the bill and seeks help from well-meaning individuals.

According to her, “We are stranded at the FMC, Umuahia. Baby girl was born premature.

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“We have been discharged in December, 2021 to go, but FMC can’t let us go unless we settle our bill of N131, 000.”

She gave her account information as; Joy Patrick; Access Bank, 1509294631 and phone number; 08068160057.

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