Saturday, June 22, 2013

Hospital discharges OAU student who gave birth in toilet


The Obafemi Awolowo University Health Centrehas discharged a 400-level student of the institution, Miss Oyinlola Rotimi, who was accused of attempting to flush her newborn babyboy down the septic tank.
Rotimi, a student of theDepartment of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, caused a controversy when she was seen in the toilet with the baby at Moremi Hall on Wednesday.
She was rushed to the hospital after her delivery in the toilet.
The Head of Public Relations of the institution, Mr. Biodun Olanrewaju, who had debunked the allegation, said the father of the baby is a 400-level Student of Mechanical Engineering, OAU, Ile-Ife, but refused to mention his name.
The matron of the hospital, Mrs. Mary Oyedele, told our correspondent that Rotimi was discharged due to her medical fitness.
“Nothing is wrong with her and she will be going home soon. She is medically fit to be discharged and there is no reason for us to keep her here,” she said.

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