Some people rescued from the “forest of horror” in Soka, Ibadan, are currently recovering at a hospital. Unfortunately, one of the victims, an unidentified woman, died on the way to the hospital on March 22, 2014, Saturday.
Crowds of curious residents besieged the State Hospital, Yemetu in the Oyo State capital to see the rescued victims.
The security personnel keep the people away from hospital to ensure that the victims had some privacy and medical personnel attending to them were not distracted.
Nurses at the General Out-Patient ward of the hospital, where the victims are being treated, told Daily Sun that the victims were improving tremendously. According to them, concerned people had been donating cloths and several items to them.
The nurses said when the victims arrived, they smelt awfully and had to be bathed thoroughly. The victims’ unkempt and bushy hairs were yet to be cut by yesterday, as one of the nurses, who did not want her name in print, explained that the hospital was trying to preserve their identity so that their family members could recognise and identify them.
Some of the victims were unfit to speak, while others have responded to treatment and were in mentally-stable condition to talk.Continue reading