The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) on Sunday, lost a gem in the medical profession, Dr. Okeoghene Edigba, a senior registrar in the Department of Surgery, who slumped and died short after performing series of surgeries on patients in the hospital.
The President of the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) UBTH chapter, Dr Etin-osa Imagbenikaro who took to her twitter handle to announce the tragic incident, , Edigba collapsed and died after performing four surgeries back to back.
“We lost Dr. Okeoghene Edigba a senior registrar in the department of surgery. He died while on call duty, after performing 4 surgeries back to back. He collapsed in the call room and every attempt at resuscitation proved abortive,” she wrote.