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Police toxicologist report faults Adeleke’s Nurse claim

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The police toxicology report on the pathological examination carried out on late Senator Isiaka Adeleke Friday faulted the claim by the nurse, Mr Alfred Aderibigbe who administered drugs on the deceased earlier before his death.

Late Senator Isiaka Adeleke

Aderibigbe who is a Chief Nursing Officer at Comprehensive Health Centre, Edunabon, Osun State, had during his evidence before the coroner set up by the Osun state government to probe Adeleke’s death in his evidence on Thursday denied administering Gentamicine on the Senator while treating him for gout.

The nurse said he diluted hydrocortisone in fluid and gave Metamyzole, diazepam, pentazocine and analgin intramuscular to the deceased.

But the toxicologist examination carried out by Mr Benedict Agbu, a police forensic expert, revealed that Adeleke was administered with gentamicine before his death.

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