A senior registrar in the Department of Surgery, University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Okeoghene Edigba, has died after performing series of surgeries on patients in the hospital.
According to Dr Etin-osa Imagbenikaro who is the President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), UBTH Chapter, Edigba collapsed and died after performing four surgeries back to back.
Announcing his demise on her twitter handle, Dr Etin-Osa wrote
“We lost Dr. Okeoghene Edigba a senior registrar in the department of surgery. He died while on call duty, after performing 4 surgeries back to back. He collapsed in the call room and every attempt at resuscitation proved abortive.”