The family of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has accused the Chief Medical Director of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Professor Akeem Lasisi, of compromise and vowed to drag him to court for his testimony over the cause of death of the senator.
Lasisi had while testifying before the coroner, Mr. Olusegun Ayilara, said that the late senator must have died as a result of effect of banned drugs administered on him.
But the family of the deceased senator in reaction to that statement, on Wednesday threatened they were going to sue Lasisi and other medical practitioners involved in the matter for alleged unprofessional conduct in handling the report of the autopsy ordered by the family into the death of the senator.
Adeleke’s family led by Dr. Adedeji Adeleke disclosed this to newsmen at a press conference in Ede on Wednesday, explaining that the family neither participated nor believed in the “kangaroo inquest” ordered by Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
He further said that the CMD was yet to give the family the result of the autopsy carried out on the deceased.
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“It is quite disheartening, that we live in a country where some of our supposed professionals can be so easily compromised by their paymasters without any regard to the oath they swore to as medical health practitioners.
“The family has also noted with interest the contradictory testimonies at the Coroner’s Inquest as to whether Senator Isiaka Adeleke had anything to eat at the last party he attended that was hosted by an Osun State APC chieftain.
“The Adeleke family hereby puts it on record, that based on the high level of unprofessional conduct already displayed by the CMD of LAUTECH, the integrity of the ‘Yet to be ready’ autopsy must have been seriously compromised.
“The Adeleke family is consulting lawyers and is considering all legal options available to address this unfortunate and unprofessional conduct exhibited by the medical practitioners in this matter,” he said.
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