Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Orji's Wife Pays Medical Bills of 11 Nursing Mothers

Umuahia — Wife of Abia State governor, Lady Mercy Odochi Orji, has offered to pay the medical bills of 11 indigent nursing mothers totaling N1.017 million and ordered their immediate discharge.

The indigent nursing mothers have been detained at the Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Umuahia, over non-payment their hospital bills.

The women have spent many months in the hospital for their inability to pay hospital bills until succour came their way on New Year day.

The plight of the women came to the knowledge of Mrs. Orji when she came to the hospital to see the "2013 baby of the year", little Miss Favour Chimezie Uchendu from Obowo, Imo State on new year day.

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