Doctors go on strike for a colleague kidnapped in Cross River

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020, Under: News

Doctors go on strike for a colleague kidnapped in Cross River

On Wednesday, doctors went on indefinite strike after the kidnapping of their colleague, Dr. Godwin Udo.

It was reported that Udo of the University Hospital of Calabara was abducted on Sunday from his home in Via Bateba at about 19:30.

According to an eyewitness, five abductors abducted the victim while he was driving entirely.

A familiar source said that the kidnappers called at about 2 am on Tuesday and demanded a ransom from N7m.

In response to the incident at a press conference on Wednesday, Cross River State Nigerian Medical Association branch president Dr. Innocent Abang said doctors had started an indefinite strike and would not cancel it until it was over. was released.

He said: “He was taken out of the house at about 7:30 pm when there was no movement. How did this happen? It happened to Bateba. Soldiers are in the area to impose a curfew.

“Our colleague needs to be released unconditionally. Security agencies need to know who the kidnappers are. Curfew should be reconsidered if someone could be kidnapped during curfew. “

State Police Public Relations Agent Irene Ugbo confirmed Udo’s abduction, adding that “a team is working 24 hours a day to track down the kidnappers.”


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