Newborn quadruplets detained over hospital bill

1478, Halima Aliyu

A student of National Teachers Institute (NTI), Halima Aliyu, her jobless husband, Mr. Aliyu Useni, and their newborn four babies are being held in a hospital in Plateau State over medical bill.

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The Sun reports that weeks after the babies are discharged by Bingham University Teaching Hospital, Jos, the broke couple cannot leave the hospital with the babies due to lack of funds to settle the bill, estimated at N300, 000.

The paper said before the arrival of the quadruplets, the couple have three children.

“I don’t know where to get such amount of money at this difficult period. I have a bill of N300, 000 to pay for the two babies, who have been discharged; I don’t know how much I will be asked to pay for the one that has been in the incubator for more than one month. Some good Samaritans have donated their widows’ mite and I appreciate their support towards the survival of the children,” the distraught father told The Sun.


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