Oromoni Family’s Doctor Tells Inquest That Deceased Had Hepatomegaly

A medical doctor, Aghogho Henry Owhojede, has narrated to the Lagos Coroner Court how he treated the late Sylvester Oromoni Junior in Warri, Delta State, when he was brought from Lagos.

At the resumed hearing, lead counsel to the Oromoni family, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, tendered the doctor’s statement on oath at the court.

He told the court that he had been the family doctor for 15 years, but he had been in general practice for 24 years.

In his seven-hour testimony before Coroner Magistrate Mikhail Kadri, the family doctor said that the father of late Oromoni Junior called him that his son was brought from Lagos and needed serious medical attention.

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He said he conducted a test on him and discovered that the boy had hepatomegaly, a medical term for an enlarged liver.

He said there was no evidence of assault on his body, but trauma or beating could cause the liver to swell.

The medical practitioner added that bleeding to the liver could cause its enlargement.

Subsequent proceedings have been adjourned till Monday next week.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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