Buhari’s minister collapses during official engagement in Bauchi
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagum reportedly collapsed during an official engagement in Bauchi State.
It was gathered that Katagum, who was in in the state to launch an empowerment program on Monday, slumped while delivering her speech.
The minister was immediately rushed by officials to the Trauma center of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH) for medical attention.
According to an eyewitness, the Minister slumped as she stood up to deliver her address and launch the program.
“She just held her head and went down but for quick intervention of aides and other officials at the venue who acted promptly and rushed her to the hospital.”
Another eyewitness said the Minister was indeed rushed to the hospital but in a section meant for Very Important Persons (VIP) of the hospital where she is currently receiving treatment.