According to reports, The University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital has expressed its decision to dispose 450 corpses abandoned in the hospital since 2010 .
Chief Medical Director , Dr. Christopher Amah , who spoke to The interviewers, said that most of the corpses were dumped by operatives of the Enugu State Police Command , while a few of them were those that died in the hospital but because of some unknown reasons , their relations did not ask for the bodies .
Amah called on those who have relations among the dead persons to come and collect the bodies free of charge .
He said : “ These corpses have been in the hospital since 2010, occupying the space .
“Most of them are suspected robbers that Police shot dead and later dumped in the hospital .
“We have published the notice in the media , after which we have commenced the process of disposing the bodies through mass burial. “We went to court and got the permit . One of the conditions was that we must advertise the intention so that affected persons could come and claim their relation ’s body.
“The notification is for one month; but as soon as the one month notice expires , the law permits us to perform mass burial as necessary.