Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday reacted to the demise of David Ntekim-Rex, a pc prodigy that was allegedly shot by armed robbers however denied therapy by hospital resulting from lack of police report.
Saraki who was Senate President when the Obligatory Remedy and Take care of Victims of Gunshot Act (2017)’ was handed known as for the prosecution of anybody discovered culpable within the demise of Ntekim-Rex.
In keeping with studies on social media, the late laptop knowledgeable was allegedly robbed and shot round Jibowu in Lagos, nevertheless, as an alternative of getting the sufferer medical consideration, policemen on the scene slightly targeted on investigating the crime.
Additionally, the Lagos College Educating Hospital (LUTH) and different hospitals allegedly refused to deal with him because of the nature of the wound regardless of the existence of the Obligatory Remedy and Take care of Victims of Gunshot Act (2017).
Saraki in a tweet described the demise of the younger man as heartbreaking.
“Studying that David Ntekim-Rex died regardless of current legal guidelines that we handed through the eighth Senate to mitigate in opposition to such occurrences is actually heartbreaking. My heartfelt prayers are along with his family members at this really tough time.
“I hope that each one these which can be discovered to have been negligent on this case are shortly apprehended and tried underneath the ‘Obligatory Remedy and Take care of Victims of Gunshot Act (2017)’ to make sure that no household ever has to endure such a loss once more.”
Ntekim-Rex: Saraki requires arrest, trial of policemen, docs who uncared for gunshot sufferer