MBABANE:Four(4) soldiers who were involved in a Quantum accident at eBuka last month are among the patients who staged a historic protest,demanding medication at Mbabane Government Hospital on Wednesday.
This Swaziland News investigated the identities of the patients, after one patient was heard saying “Bangadlali nge-Sive seNgwenyama” and it was discovered that, some of the patients are actually soldiers.
One of the soldiers sitting in a wheel-chair said it’s been a month without any assistance in the Mbabane Government Hospital.
Reached for comments, Lucky Dlamini, the Chairperson of the Swaziland United Democratic Front(SUDF) urged soldiers and the police to drop guns and join political activists in a protest, seeking to address the ongoing health crisis because one day, they will be affected by the crisis.
“The soldiers who protested at the Mbabane Government Hospital have been confronted by the health crisis we have been talking about. They must drop the guns and join the protests seeking to address the health crisis,” said the Chairperson of the Swaziland United Democratic Front(SUDF).
Eswatini is facing a health crisis after King Mswati’s government intentionally neglected the public health facilities, resulting to the death of patients.
Patients protesting at the Mbabane Government Hospital.