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Court Convicts Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr Anu

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 17th May, 2024 - tori.ng

Babatunde Irukera, the immediate-past chief executive officer (CEO) of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), revealed that Dr. Anu has been convicted.

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Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju

Popular Nigerian cosmetic surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju alongside her clinic, MedContour Services Ltd, has been convicted on all five charges by the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State, following several botched procedures at her clinic.

Adepoju was tried alongside her clinic, MedContour Services Ltd., on a five-count charge bordering on a refusal to honour an invitation for an investigation into post-body surgery complications, as well as the production of investigation documents.

She was charged by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC).

She was re-arraigned on July 17, 2020, alongside her medical outfit.

On Tuesday, January 23, 2024, a Federal High Court in Lagos reserved judgment in a suit filed against the Lagos plastic surgeon.

Justice Mohammed Liman had fixed Tuesday, Jan. 23, for judgment after the respective parties had adopted their final addresses in November 2023. But the judgement was not ready on Tuesday as earlier scheduled, and the court informed parties that a new date would be communicated to them soon.

On Friday, May 17, Babatunde Irukera, the immediate-past chief executive officer (CEO) of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), revealed that Dr. Anu has been convicted.

He wrote on X following her conviction: "Dr. Anu Adepoju & her medical practice convicted in all 5 counts charged by FCCPC. The wheel of justice may grind slow, but we must see it through.

“What we need are enforced with audacity & will to prosecute competently & diligently. Good day for consumers of professional services.”

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She will be charged on a later date.



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