A younger medical doctor, ThankGod Odo, has reportedly drowned in a hotel swimming pool, one day to the end of his housemanship.
Odo was mentioned to have gone to loosen up in a standard hotel in Ebonyi, when he drowned whereas making an attempt to train his buddies how to swim.
It was learnt that Odo who was till his dying, a medical home officer doing his housemanship with Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, had rounded up his one-year housemanship and due to log off on Friday December eleventh or Saturday, December twelfth when he met his dying on Thursday, December tenth.
Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Dr. Ewa Richard, who confirmed the unhappy incident mentioned Odo was doing his one-year housemanship with the hospital and was due for commencement for his National Youth Service Corps.
Dr. Ewa Richard described Odo as hardworking and one of the most devoted home officers.
In his phrases,
“Dr. ThankGod is one of the home officers devoted and hardworking. Most of them will end on the12th that’s tomorrow and am positive he would have been amongst these ending immediately, or tomorrow as a result of they’ve began signing off to transfer on to the subsequent degree which is nationwide service.
“If he had finished that one year today or tomorrow he would have seized to be staff as we have signed him off. We don’t have information of what killed him but what we heard was that he went for an outing with his friends in one of the hotels in town and was swimming with other people and the next thing he was drowning and eventually they brought him to the hospital but by the time they reached the hospital he was already dead. His body has been deposited in the mortuary.”
Spokesperson of the Ebonyi State Police Command, Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident, mentioned the deceased was confirmed useless in the hospital.
“The DPO B division reported that on tenth December by 5 pm, there was a misery name from a hotel that a doctor has bought himself drowned in a swimming pool and he rushed there and the doctor was introduced out however sadly getting to the hospital a fellow doctor on responsibility confirmed him useless.
“Nevertheless the commissioner of police has ordered a full investigation to unveil what warranted the death. No arrest has been made, for now, it is recorded as a case of sudden unnatural death (SUD) but we are not relying on that, police is investigating the matter.” She added.
Odo’s family and friends have since taken to social media to mourn his demise.
A buddy of the deceased, Nwangele Peter wrote,
“The nothingness of this world, life isn’t just truthful in any respect. How can I simply say RIP to Doctor Odo ThankGod, Ebsu medical medical faculty faculty has misplaced a genius.
A recent graduate, a recent Doctor, he was simply too devoted to all he enterprise into, that is heartbreaking.”