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Woman Dies After Giving Birth To Quadruplets In Katsina (Photos)

A woman, 38, Gaje Zubairu, who gave birth to quadruplets at the General Hospital, Malumfashi, Katsina State, through Caesarean operation, lastWednesday gave up her ghost on Sunday morning, Punch reports.

Dr. AbdulHamed Abdullahi, the hospital's Chief Medical Director, attested to the event that played out to Northern City News, but didn't give details following the death of the woman.

He said, “Yes, the woman died about 11 this morning (Sunday). But I will call you back to give you details as I am driving.”

Sources from the hospital explained that Gaje's sudden death was not due to the Caesarean section carried out on her, revealing that after the operation, she was in good health condition and they were set out plans for the naming of the babies.

A source said, “Gaje had already scaled though the operation stress and we were looking forward to the naming ceremony of the babies. 

“A good Samaritan had even purchased the ram that is to be slaughtered on Wednesday for the naming ceremony. We were just alerted this morning from our duty post to her sudden restlessness and few minutes later, she was dead.”

The deceased body of Gaje has been moved to her village, Gora Dansaka for the burial rites to be carried out on Sunday .

The deceased mother gave birth to one girl and three boys through the Caesarean operation by the help of a medical team at the General Hospital, Malumfashi, Katsina State and one of the quadruplets after the birth died in the evening of that the delivery day. The remaining three babies are currently in good condition, according to family source.