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Court convicts plastic surgeon; Anu Adepoju of killing patient in a botched surgery

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Court convicts plastic surgeon; Anu Adepoju of killing patient in a botched surgery

The Federal High Court in Lagos State has convicted Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, a medical doctor and the proprietor of MedContour Services Ltd., of performing a faulty plastic surgery that ended in the death of Nneka Onwuzuligbo in 2020, according to FIJ.

Babatunde Irukera; a former Director-General of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, made this disclosure on Friday. Tweeting under the handle #TundeIrukera, Irukera wrote, “Today is a day of pride for me that I prosecuted Anu Adepoju and her medical practice. Though I’ve left, the case has ended in a conviction strengthening the accountability framework for all in society, professionals or otherwise. This is how society should work and grow.

“Dr. Anu Adepoju and her medical practice convicted in all 5 counts charged by FCCPC. The wheel of justice may grind slowly, but we must see it through. What we need are enforced with audacity and the will to prosecute competently and diligently. Good day for consumers of professional services.”

In 2020, reports confirmed that the FCCPC arraigned Adepoju on five counts pressed against her before Justice Mohammed Liman.

The FCCPC accused the cosmetic surgeon of shunning summons by the agency to appear and produce a certain document

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