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General News of Thursday, 27 September 2018


Nurse delivers baby in a moving bus, saves pregnant woman

A trained nurse who put her expertise to play while in a Bolgatanga bound passenger bus has been hailed by many after she went to the rescue of a woman and delivered her.

Only identified as Sophia Safia Sulemana, she is said to have delivered an expectant mother from Buipe in the Central Gonja District of the Northern Region while the vehicle was in motion. gathered that the woman in question was on her way to Tamale for antenatal because her time was due in a fortnight only to start experiencing some pains along the way which suggested she was in the process of giving them.

Nurse Sophia Safia Sulemana who is a staff Midwife at Kunkwa health centre in the Mamprugu-Moaduri District on sensing that something was amiss, offered to help and rushed to her rescue, asked for space and professionally delivered the woman to the shock of other passengers.

Another passenger only identified as Mawunyo Bubutor who was onboard the bus, shared this in a post;

"Nursing is said to be a science, skills and an art. At 3:34 am of 23rd September 2018. Whilst travelling to Bolgatanga, a lady was in labour on the bus whilst the bus was still moving. It took the intervention of this specular angel and who is a practising midwife on board to deliver this woman in the bus. The driver has to stop for the midwife and two other female nurses to help deliver this woman on the Buipe Road. I just wanna celebrate staff Midwife by name Sophia Safia Sulemana of Kunkwa health centre in the Mamprugu Moaduri district of the Northern Region. The child and the mother was later handled over to the husband who took the wife to West Hospital in the Tamale metropolis. God bless you????????????????????????. Please let us share this good story”