For owing N95,000 hospital bill, a nursing mother, Blessing Bassey, and her baby have been sleeping on the floor of one of the wards of Mojol Hospital, Church Street, in the Shasha area of Lagos State, for seven months.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the hospital management ordered nurses and doctors to ensure that Blessing and her daughter did not leave the hospital premises.
Our correspondent, during a visit to the hospital, observed the 27-year-old and her child have been sleeping on the floor.
Blessing, who bemoaned her fate, said efforts by her husband to raise the money had been abortive.
The Cross River State indigene explained that her husband, a mechanic, tried to do menial jobs to raise the funds, but failed. (Punch)