Minna – 20 private hospitals in Niger State have been closed because of not following proper medical procedures and operating illegally, AllAfrica reports.
The Director of Private Hospitals and Laboratories in the Niger State Ministry of Health, Dr. Usman Baba-Agaie stated that many hospitals performed duties that were not in their operating licences.
Baba Agaie said that some hospitals also performed procedures like abortions and blood transfusions without the necessary equipment.
He further urged people to report hospitals that performed illegal medical procedures so that the ministry can investigate.
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