NMA issues security agencies 72 hours to rescue kidnapped


The Kogi State Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has given security agencies a 72-hour ultimatum to rescue one of its members, Dr Austin Uwumagbe, who was kidnapped on Tuesday.

Dr Uwumagbe was reportedly abducted shortly after leaving his hospital, Victory Hospital-Annex, in Ogaminana, Adavi Local Government Area, on Tuesday night at about half past eight, after unknown gunmen arrived at the hospital and drove him away.

The Chairman of the Association, Dr Baoku Olusola, expressed the union’s concern during a news conference in Lokoja on Friday. He stated that if security agencies fail to rescue Dr Uwumagbe, the association will embark on an indefinite strike starting…

Source: Nigerian Tribune