Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Gunmen Kidnap Medical Doctor in Rivers State

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped a medical consultant with the Department of Family Medicine, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), Dr. Alex Akani.

A statement from the Public Relations Officer of the Medical and Dental Consultants Association, UPTH, Dr. Chukwuemeka Emmanuel, said Akani was abducted from his home in Rumuekini, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.

The statement appealed to the state government and the security agencies to ensure the safe release of their colleague.

Reacting to the kidnap, Omoni said had command had intensified efforts for the safe rescue of the victim and the arrest of his abductors.

Culled from: Sun Newspaper