Authorities of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, has discharged a poor patient who could not pay her hospital bills since March this year.
The woman, Bidemi Taiwo, was admitted in the hospital on March 23, 2020 after she gave birth to a baby boy through cesearan session but lost the child.
Immediately the news of her discharge filtered in, her parents who were getting ready to go to farm for their daily bread threw away the working implements and broke into wild jubilation.
Father of the woman, Mr. Sunday Oyebamiji thanked authorities of the UBTH for their magnanimity in writing off the debt which, as at August 2020, accrued to about six hundred thousand naira.
Mr. Oyebamiji also appreciated Jefferson Woghiren, SOTHAWACA and others for their show of love and concern during the trying times.
PRIMACY NEWS had reported the case of the woman who was detained in UBTH over non-payment of hospital bills