Dr. Solomon Nidiamaka, a medical practitioner kidnapped in Kogi on Monday has been released.
Dr. Nidiamaka of the General Hospital, Ugwolawo in the state’s Ofu Local Government Area, was abducted from the hospital’s premises at 8:30 a.m. by unknown gunmen.
A statement jointly issued by Chairman and Secretary of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in the state, Dr. Omakoji Oyiguh and Dr. Famotele Tolorunju respectively on Wednesday said that the kidnapped doctor was released on Tuesday.
The State Officer Council (SOC) of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi, wishes to update all concerned that our member, Dr Solomon Nidiamaka, who was kidnapped on July 19, regained his freedom from the cruel hands of kidnappers yesterday (Tuesday)
He is being currently managed by his medical colleagues.
NMA appreciates the government of Kogi, security agencies, Chairman of Ofu Local Government Council, vigilantes and Hunters’ Association who all responded to the distress call and all those who called to show solidarity.
We wish to inform the Federal Government that the kidnappers told our kidnapped colleague that they were in the business of kidnapping to be able to feed