Our correspondent learnt that a commercial motorcyclist took a sick man to the hospital and dropped him by the gate and sped off.
The patient however caused a stir when he collapsed while walking into the hospital.
He was said to have told the medical workers in the hospital that he came from Lagos and had been experiencing some coronavirus symptoms.
The development forced many people including those who brought their sick relations to the hospital to flee.
It was further learnt that some nurses and doctors on duty were reported to have run away.
The patient was believed to have contracted coronavirus and brought to the hospital for treatment.
When our correspondent visited the hospital, some officials, who spoke on condition anonymity, said they had called the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to handle the situation .
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, had yet to reply to the text messages sent to her phone as of the time of filing this report.
However, an official of the hospital told our correspondent that they were making efforts to handle the situation.