The Minister of Tourism, Lola Ade-John, has reportedly been hospitalised in Abuja after allegedly suffering acute poisoning of unknown origins.
According to Peoples Gazette, her family members fear time was running against their efforts to save her life.
The publication claimed that the Minister was rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, shortly after she started manifesting symptoms of her poisoning.
Family sources allegedly disclosed that Lola had spent four days at the facility as of Friday morning.
The specifics of what substance she ingested and how could not be immediately established as sources disclosed that she has been on a machine to aid her breathing.
However, it was alleged that the family of the Minister and the Ministry are at loggerheads over where she should be treated.
According to Gazette, the permanent secretary of the Ministry, Ngozi Onwudike, was said to have insisted that the minister should not be transferred because the FMC is a public hospital and its services wouldn’t attract substantial charges to the government, a position her family rebuffed. But they remained with her as they could not raise funds to move her to a private hospital, our sources said. A phone number for the permanent secretary did not connect on Friday morning.
Recall that Lola Ade-John was recently appointed and sworn in as Minister by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
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