A staff nurse at the Ahmed Sani Yariman Bakura specialist hospital in Gusau, Zamfara State, slumped and died while discharging her duties at the hospital.

The deceased nurse, identified as Asma’u Lawali Bungudu, was said to be in good health when she arrived at the hospital in the early hours of Wednesday, March 15, 2023.

Asmau was at her job station (the NHIS Clinic) and had checked the blood pressure of about 30 patients before complaining about a heart problem to a doctor, according to the hospital’s public relations officer, Auwal Usman, who confirmed the incident to the Nigerian Tribune.

According him, after she immediately slumped after the complaint and doctors rushed to save her but died instantly.

“The medical Doctors attempted to save her life but they couldn’t as she died instantly,” Usman said.

The PRO added that Management team of the Hospital led by the Medical Director Dr Usman Muhammad Shanawa have handed over the corpse to the relatives of the deceased Nurse.

A family member of the late Asma’u confirmed that Asmau left home hale and hearty on Wednesday morning to go to the hospital where she works as a nurse.

“Her funeral prayer will be observed today by 5:00PM at Malan Abdurrahaman House, Magama Area, Bungudu.” the relative added.

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