Suspended Pumwani Maternity Medical Superintendent Cathrene Mutinda and chief administrator Zadock Angalya have denied any wrong doing terming the suspension by governor Mike Sonko baseless.
According to Dr. Mutinda Governor Sonko ought to have investigated and understood how the babies died and cause of the deaths before making a blanket allegations that it was deliberate and out of negligence.
A report seen by Ghetto Radio News shows that out of 11 dead babies discovered by Sonko one died on 12th September, three died on 13th all still birth another 3 died on 16th and the remaining on 17th the day Sonko stormed the hospital.
Mutinda says Pumwani is a refferal hospital and and that maternal death rate of between 3-5 babies daily is understandable.
‘‘He did not give us time to elaborate on the deaths and four deaths in referral hospital is normal and there should be no panic on the same,’’ she added.
In her revelations she also noted that Pumwani has no ambulance , a morgue and that the National Health Insurance Fund NHIF owes the facility Ksh. 50 million, Linda Mama program included.
Other shocking revelations also indicate that Pumwani has leaking roofs and only one laundry machine that is 40 years old.
They have now asked governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko to reinstate them back to their duties and that he should not be driven by rumours and by cartels who want to do business with Pumwani.
‘‘Dr. Baraza is one of those who does not want us in Pumwani, I sent him back to the county government because of his uncontrollable absenteeism in this hospital and he has been working hard with cartels to ensure no system run smoothly in Pumwani.’’ She added.
During governor Kidero’s administration the facility used to receive half a million daily for its operations from the county government something that is not happening with current government.