Nigeria: A Medical Doctor Was Kidnapped In Kogi State

A medical doctor was kidnapped in Kogi State and according to reports, he is the third doctor to be victim of such in two months.

Mr Ihenacho was abducted at his residence in Anyigba on Saturday night, and he is also the medical director of Peace Hospital located along old Egume Road, Ayingba, Dekina local Government area of the state.

This was revealed through a statement issued by Kogi State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), and it was signed by the state NMA chairperson, Omakoji Oyiguh, and his Secretary, Famotele Tolorunju.

The association said the gunmen stormed Mr Iheanacho’s residence between 9.00 and 9.30 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, and abducted him at the entrance of his house.

Also, Ebiloma Aduku of Zonal Hospital, Ankpa, and kelechi Mgbahurike of Christ the King Hospital, Anyigba , were reportedly abducted on October 6 and were later released after the intervention of the security agencies.

But, William Aya, the spokesperson of the police in the state said he is yet to be briefed on the doctor’s abduction.

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