Baby born with exposed heart in Yobe State is dead

Baby born with exposed heart in Yobe State is dead
Little miss Aisha Mustapha was born last week with ectopia cordis – a condition which means her heart is exposed outside her chest. She died today prior to a medical surgery sponsored by Aisha Buhari and Yobe State government.
Baby born with exposed heart in Yobe State is dead

A press release by the Yobe State government today Tuesday 14th June 2016 read:

With a deep sense of sadness, we received the news of the passing away of Baby Aisha Mustapha, born ten days ago with a severe medical condition affecting her heart.

She was due to be taken to the University of Enugu Teaching Hospital’s Cardio-Thoracic Center today from the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) where she was hospitalised but she died in the early hours of today.

His Excellency Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has sent his sympathies and condolences to Baby Aisha’s parents.