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St Nicholas Hospital accident victim finally reunites with mother

Finally, the accident victim who has been in a long coma for weeks at the St Nicholas Hospital, has been reunited with his mother.

At last, the accident victim who was in a coma for over two weeks in the intensive care unit of St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, Owolabi Akindujoye, has been reunited with his mother who showed up at the medical facility after a long hunt for his family.

The hospital which has been taking care of the young man who was involved in a ghastly accident and was rushed there by there by officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority.

For two weeks, he was in a coma with the hospital at a loss as to where his family could be.

They took to their Twitter handle, Facebook page and other social media platforms to beg people who know his family to pass the message along to them.

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On Friday, February 13, 2015, Akindujoye came out of coma and told the hospital that he was a bus conductor and that he is from Ondo State.

The message must have finally gotten to his mother whom he identified his mother as Ramot Akindujoye, a herbal trader.

This morning, the mother went to the hospital to reunite with her.

Ater the tearful reunion, the hospital informed her that they would not collect a dime for the treatment on the boy.

St Nichola posted a photo of the reunion on their Twitter handle and also gave n account of the story on their Facebook page.

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"A member of SNH staff went to Oshodi area last week Thursday in search of Owolabi's family. After a long and difficult search, he was able to locate a relative of Mrs Akindujoye. Ms Adeola contacted Owolabi's mum and informed her of his recent accident and confirmed that he's being treated at St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos.

Mrs Akindujoye also heard about her son on the radio after her relation's contact.

Owolabi Akindujoye whose mum lives in Ibadan, left home on the 4th of January, 2015 to go to Ilesha in search of work to pay for his WAEC exams.

Unknown to his mum, he came to Lagos and ended up at Oshodi where he was working as a bus conductor.

The mother visited the hospital this morning accompanied by Ms Adeola. The family has reunited with Owolabi.

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The hospital will not be asking for his family to pay any medical bills."

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