Minister Of State, Trade And Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagum
Collapses during official engagement in Bauchi State
NSL Learnt that Katagum was in the state to launch an empowerment program
in Bauchi metropolis on Monday before she suddenly slumped while delivering her
speech. It was further gathered that she was immediately conveyed by officials to
the Trauma Center of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital
(ATBUTH) for medical attention.
An eyewitness said that the Minister slumped as she stood up to deliver her address
and launch the program saying that, she just held her head and went down but for
the quick intervention of aides and other officials at the venue who acted promptly
and rushed her to the hospital.
A top Government official told our Correspondent that as soon as the situation was
stabilized, the Minister will be flown to Abuja for further medical attention.
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