According to the Assistant Director of Press in the Ministry, Emem Mariam OffiongEddie-John contracted malaria and went to the hospital for treatment.
Offiong revealed this when Pawn Contacted the Tourism Ministry to confirm earlier reports that the minister was poisoned.
He said, “It is not true that the minister was poisoned, he only had malaria and was treated and now his condition is stable.,
Earlier reports had claimed that Ade-John was hospitalized following the poisoning incident and was receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Center in Jabi, Abuja.
“Lola Ade-John, 60, was immediately rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi after she showed symptoms of poisoning. “He has spent four days in the facility as of Friday morning,” People’s Gazette A family source has been quoted as saying.
“Ade-John, a banker and tech investor, is on a machine to help him breathe,” he said, adding that it was not immediately known what substance he consumed and how he consumed it. Added to the report.
The report further states that “His deteriorating condition has pitted the family against the government, with the permanent secretary of his ministry disagreeing on whether he should continue treatment in a public hospital or be moved to a better equipped private facility in the city.,
Permanent Secretary whose name was mentioned as Ngozi OnwudikeThe minister reportedly stood firmly against being transferred because the FMC, being a public hospital, provides cheaper services to the government, a position strongly opposed by her family.
Ade-John recently assumed charge as the pioneer Tourism Minister President said Tinubu The old Ministry of Information and Culture was separated and divided into three ministries – the Ministry of Information and National Orientation; Ministry of Arts, Culture and Creative Economy and Ministry of Tourism.