The Kwara state police command have paraded the nursing attendant, Fatima Suleiman, who allegedly sold a new born baby’s placenta for N20,000 to an Islamic cleric, Salaudeen Ibrahim on Thursday, November 10th.
Recall that two days in the past, LIB reported about how the nurse who works with the Capstone Hospital, Taiwo Street, Ilorin, was arrested after the daddy of the baby demanded for the placenta of his new born little one. After she was unable to current the placenta, the medical director of the hospital contacted the police and she or he was arrested.
Talking after she was paraded, the state Commissioner of Police, Bolaji Fafowora, mentioned on October 31, 2018 at about 2pm, one Bashirat Jimoh, a pregnant girl and spouse of Abdulfatai Jimoh of Gaa Akanbi space of Ilorin, was due to be delivered of a baby, however developed problems and was referred to Capstone Hospital on Taiwo Street, Ilorin, for a caesarean part by the Common Hospital.
“Upon a profitable surgical procedure carried out on Bashirat by Dr Jamiu Mohammed on the identical date, Mohammed handed over the placenta of the new child baby to his hospital attendant, Fatima Suleiman of Agaka space of Ilorin, to give identical to Abdulfatai Jimoh, the daddy of the brand new baby; however as a substitute, the suspect, Suleiman, delivered the placenta to one Salahudeen Ibrahim to use for a appeal, with the hope of getting financial rewards from Ibrahim. The suspects had been arrested; they’ve confessed to the crime and can quickly seem in courtroom.”
When interrogated, the nurse mentioned she was a buddy to Ibrahim’s spouse and that the cleric requested her to get the placenta about two months in the past.
“The cleric requested me to get it (placenta). I succeeded in getting one simply final week. It’s my first time of participating in it. He has not given me any cash but, neither did he promise me a sure amount of cash. He didn’t inform me what he needed to use it for,” she acknowledged.
The muslim cleric mentioned he collected the placenta and needed to use it for cash ritual
“She (Ibrahim) instructed me that she heard that individuals had been utilizing placenta to make charms to curry individuals’s favour. I mentioned it was true. That was the final I heard from her till she introduced the placenta. After she handed over the placenta to me, my conscience rejected it although I inherited the charm-making practise, and I mentioned I gained’t do it. Once I didn’t do it for myself, why for another person?” he mentioned