Fake Doctor Discovered in Abuja After Practicing for Over 10 Years

Date: 14-06-2016 12:28 pm (6 years ago) | Author: Bayo Nelson
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Investigations by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) led to police arresting a man who ran a private hospital for 10 years in Gwarimpa area of Abuja, where he offered surgeries and antenatal care, using forged certificates.
Victor Moffat Akpan was the owner of Luna Maternity & Surgery, an outfit he opened in 2006 as a “surgeon” using a forged practice licence - four years after MDCN refused to grant him licence to practice as a homeopath. He's understood to have delivered by caesarean section a set of conjoined twins who later died at National Hospital in 2013.
Dr Henry Okwuokenye, head of inspectorate unit at MDCN, who had been investigating Akpan, said the council did not grant him a homeopathic practice licence because the school he claimed to have graduated from in Enugu was unapproved to train students in alternative medicine. Akpan told police during questioning on Friday that in 2002 he paid N15,000 to one Mike Nwagbara, then an administrative official with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital in Enugu state, to get a forged MDCN practice certificate.
The certificate, exclusively seen , used a folio number - unique to every doctor - registered to a Dr Tuoyo Awani, a 1995 medicine and surgery graduate of University of Benin.
Some documents also thought forged show Daniel to have interned at a Calvary International Hospital in Enugu in 1996, done his National Youth Service Corps with Prisons in 1997, attended an update course by the West African College of Surgeons in 2001 and a postgraduate course on the “scientific basis of obstetrics and gynaecology in 2002.”
But his 1990 Senior School Certificate from Eastern Nsit Secondary School, Odot, showed he had no pass in any of his six subjects, scored all 7s and 8s apart from an A3 in Geography.

Investigations show Akpan presented the forged documents to unsuspecting officials of Private Health Establishment and Monitoring Committee (PHEMC), which regulates private health outfits in Abuja, to get Luna registered.

His big patient load goes back to 2007, and his clinic expanded to hire five staff, working in a converted apartment where he performed caesarean sections, removed fibroids and delivered babies from women.

 


Posted: at 14-06-2016 12:28 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
- Airbender at 14-06-2016 12:37 PM (6 years ago)
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part of change

Posted: at 14-06-2016 12:37 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Airbender at 14-06-2016 12:41 PM (6 years ago)
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part of change

Posted: at 14-06-2016 12:41 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- scottchris at 14-06-2016 12:50 PM (6 years ago)
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That they didnt licence him means he is fake.....  Abegii... The man is a qualified doctor without license

Posted: at 14-06-2016 12:50 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ngfineface at 14-06-2016 01:05 PM (6 years ago)
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Amazing Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:05 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- uduehi at 14-06-2016 01:08 PM (6 years ago)
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Quote from: christopher Aruh on 14-06-2016 12:50 PM
That they didnt licence him means he is fake.....  Abegii... The man is a qualified doctor without license
few people here can only think correct like u
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:08 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- AmazingMarie at 14-06-2016 01:16 PM (6 years ago)
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Jesus how did he manage to deliver women by cs, remove fibroid etc? without qualification? some persons have mind o.
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:16 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- CHRISETTE at 14-06-2016 01:17 PM (6 years ago)
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If he has been doing this medical job well how is he fake?
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:17 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- gogoman at 14-06-2016 01:18 PM (6 years ago)
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fakery full naija
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:18 PM (6 years ago) | Grande Master
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- AmazingMarie at 14-06-2016 01:23 PM (6 years ago)
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Jesus how did he manage to deliver women by cs, remove fibroid etc? without qualification? some persons have mind o. fake being a medical practitioner is too bad because lives are involved. I can condone fake lawyer though none is good.
Posted: at 14-06-2016 01:23 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- GermoDon at 14-06-2016 02:01 PM (6 years ago)
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Una beta giv am certificate nw nw
Posted: at 14-06-2016 02:01 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Obaneski at 14-06-2016 02:14 PM (6 years ago)
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hmm, fake doctor that is very Good in his area of specialty... can sombdy please define ''fake'' for me?
Posted: at 14-06-2016 02:14 PM (6 years ago) | Upcoming
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- morgan1 at 14-06-2016 03:06 PM (6 years ago)
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Lord have mercy,,,,
Posted: at 14-06-2016 03:06 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- dickieponga at 14-06-2016 03:21 PM (6 years ago)
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I feel sorry for him cos that's the only job he knows..
Life will be hard for him now but it's his fault though..
Posted: at 14-06-2016 03:21 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- michaelc80 at 14-06-2016 05:04 PM (6 years ago)
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Shebi him don good for the work, you guys should free him Na
Posted: at 14-06-2016 05:04 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- EDDYPRINCE at 14-06-2016 05:17 PM (6 years ago)
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The guy is a qualified doctor just that he  was not given license to operate so why the fake Doctor...abeg eeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Posted: at 14-06-2016 05:17 PM (6 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- schmit at 14-06-2016 07:32 PM (6 years ago)
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Rest  in jail
Posted: at 14-06-2016 07:32 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Markeve at 14-06-2016 07:54 PM (6 years ago)
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Make una free dis man Abeg.
Posted: at 14-06-2016 07:54 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Vectorcy at 14-06-2016 08:09 PM (6 years ago)
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Oga doctor......life is really hard for some people.
Posted: at 14-06-2016 08:09 PM (6 years ago) | Hero
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- Powerfulify at 14-06-2016 11:54 PM (6 years ago)
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If this guy can perform without being certified, what would happen if  he had been trained?  So I'm suggesting that the guy should be backed up, he has potentials that should not be waisted at all .
Posted: at 14-06-2016 11:54 PM (6 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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