The Nigerian healthcare system got a huge commendation recently, when former CNN anchor, Isha Sesay who is of Sierra Leonean descent took to her social media and thanked Nigerian doctors and nurses for saving her mother’s life in December 2016.
According to The CableNG, the 48-year-old journalist who made this known in a series of posts on Twitter, said: “It would make a huge difference in the lives of ordinary citizens if Sierra Leone’s leaders went to our public hospitals for treatment.”
“When my mother took ill in Sierra Leone last December, I had to take her to Nigeria. I’m so grateful for Nigerian nurses and doctors who saved her life,” she wrote. “Many have asked which hospital my mum was admitted to in Nigeria. It was Lagoon hospital in Apapa. She was in ICU for three months.
“I am thankful there were medical options in Nigeria for my mother because I had none available in Sierra Leone.” When my mother took ill in Sierra Leone last Dec I had to take her to Nigeria. I’m so grateful for Nigerian nurses & docs who saved her life. The 48-year-old journalist and author, worked as an anchor and correspondent for CNN International for 13 years.