Gunmen Break Into Nigerian Hospital, Abduct Doctor

Gunmen broke into General Hospital, Ugwolawo, Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State, on Monday, and abducted Solomon Nidiamaka, a medical doctor.

Nidiamaka was said to have been forced to an unknown destination by the invaders.

Confirming the incident, Dr Omakoji Simeon Oyiguh, and the association secretary, Dr Famotele Talorunju, appealed for the intervention of the government.

In a statement, “The State Officers of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi State wishes to inform all concerned that our member, Dr Solomon Nidiamaka, who works at General Hospital Ugwolawo, Ofu Local Government Area was forcefully taken away by kidnapers around 8:30am today from the hospital premises.

“We call an the government of Kogi State and all security agencies to work very hard towards his early and safe release.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Kogi State, DSP William Aya, said the command was not aware of the incident.

Kidnapping has been on the increase in Kogi in the last one week.

A traditional ruler who was abducted weeks back recently regained freedom.

He was kidnapped at the central senatorial district while a pharmacist was also whisked away to an unknown destination at the western senatorial district.

Also a pastor and his wife were kidnapped and their whereabouts have been unknown.


About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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