GLADYS, widow of former military administrator of Lagos and Imo states, Real Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu, on Thursday blamed her husband’s death on a private hospital that was treating him.
Mrs. Kanu told newsmen that the family had concluded plans to fly the former naval officer abroad when the hospital’s medical personnel said he had recovered.
She did not name the hospital.
According to her, the late Kanu had not been sick for so many years, prior to the last illness.
Asked about the former Milad’s last moment, Mrs. Kanu said: “He didn’t really have any last moment because he has never been sick all the years I’ve known him; never been in any hospital.
“We used to go for check-ups near our home in London, like twice in a year, but not for him to be admitted to the hospital. He was only sick for about 11 days. At the time I was trying to fly him abroad with an air ambulance, the hospital where he was, was telling me there was nothing serious, that he has recovered. They kept giving false hopes and deceiving us.
“We got admission for him in a London hospital. We were arranging the air ambulance before they (medical personnel) said there was no need for that, that he’d recovered, only for them to send me a message yesterday (Wednesday) that he had passed on.
“It wasn’t long enough. He was in the hospital for only 11 days.”
She said her last conversation with her husband was on Monday.
She described him as an intelligent man.
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