UBTH doctors protest alleged colleague’s murder

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Medical doctor shot dead in Benin, colleagues protest, want thorough investigation
Medical doctor shot dead in Benin, colleagues protest, want thorough investigation
Doctors protesting the killing of their colleague in UBTH yesterday. Photo By Ozioruva Aliu

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) branch has protested the alleged killing of its member, Dr Otote Osaikhuomwan, aged 36.

Members of the association, who staged a protest in Benin on Tuesday, expressed concern over what they termed “the high level of insecurity in the state and country”.

They blamed Osaikhuomwan’s gruesome murder in his GRA residence in Benin on insecurity. The association, therefore, urged the federal and state governments to take stringent measures to deal with the menace.

Osaikhuomwan was reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday in the presence of his pregnant wife.

The killers were said to have gone straight into his apartment and shot him in the chest before making away with some items.

The President of the group, Dr Elamah Ikpemimoghena, who broke down in tears, while making…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper