The Medical Director of Peace Hospital, Ayingba, Dr Azubuike Joel Ihenacho, has been abducted by unidentified gunmen.
The Kogi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association disclosed this in a statement signed by its chairman, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh, and his Secretary, Dr Famotele Tolorunju, on Monday.
The statement added that Dr Ihenacho was abducted on Saturday evening at his residence in Ayingba.
NMA said 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 called on security operatives to help in the search and rescue of the doctor.
The state police commissioner, Ayuba Ede, who confirmed the abduction, said that efforts were on to rescue Dr Ihenacho.
“Our men have entered the bush on their trail, we even saw other Victims abandoned by the kidnappers, we are suspecting that it was locally arranged and we will get them in no time,” he added.