Unidentified gunmen have abducted
the Medical Director of Peace Hospital, Ayingba in Kogi State, Dr Azubuike Joel Ihenacho.
The Kogi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association confirmed this development.
The union said Dr Ihenacho was abducted on Saturday evening at his residence in Ayingba.
According to a statement signed by the state NMA chairman, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh, and his Secretary, Dr Famotele Tolorunju, the yet to be identified gunmen stormed Dr Azubuike residence between 9.00 to 9.30pm on Saturday, 21st November, and abducted him.
The association urged security operatives to help in the search and rescue of the doctor.
According to the statement, the abducted Doctor was in a vehicle with another man and his wife at the front of his house when the kidnappers that were armed to the teeth struck and ordered the other two occupants in the car out and left with him.