The police and Ministry of Health have been moving swiftly with the investigation into claims by Keoma Hamer that in 2004 the staff at Holberton Hospital lied when they told her that her twin girls were born dead at the state-owned facility.
So far, the police have questioned at least two of the three now-retired nurses who Hamer identified by name in her Facebook posts where she also called on them to provide the answers as to what exactly happened with her children and asked whether they are alive and, if so, where are they now.
Having confirmed the above with well-placed sources, OBSERVER media reached out to all three of the individuals named online. Two of them declined comment while the third could not be reached but has commented on Facebook, labelling the allegations as “plots” against her which will “not prosper.”
When contacted, another one of the nurses said, “I have nothing to say about it. The ministry is looking after it and I have nothing to say until the ministry speaks. I am just waiting for the minister to get everything and then everybody will know what is what.”
Another nurse, who initially agreed to comment on the specifics of the allegations, subsequently backed out stating that she too will wait until the police and the Ministry of Health address the matter.
“The matter is in the police’s hand so we will leave it until they are finished investigating the matter. So, when it is finished, they will bring whatever it is to the air,” said the nurse who is in her 70s.
At the same time, she said all the answers are contained in the same letter which Hamer read online and on a radio station last week.
That letter, which Hamer also read in one of her live Facebook appearances, was allegedly penned by a doctor at the Medical Services Associates who told OBSERVER media yesterday that he was recently told about the claims on social media but has no recollection of the matter which, according to Hamer, dates back to late 2004.
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