Thursday, May 6, 2021

AKTH doctor, siblings abducted on Lokoja-Okene highway


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Dr Bashir Zubayr, a medical doctor with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano has been kidnapped along Lokoja-Okene federal highway.

Mr Zubayr was abducted alongside his two younger brothers and a younger sister at Irepeni 20km West of Lokoja on Wednesday afternoon.

Witnesses said the doctor’s car was sighted at Irepeni with the doors left open, a sign that portrays a scene of abduction on the highway.

Family sources confirmed the abduction, saying the medical doctor was on his way to Okene alongside his siblings for the 40th day Fidau prayer of their late mother.

Chairman of the Kano branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Dr Sanusi Bala, also confirmed the abduction to DAILY NIGERIAN.

He said the kidnappers had made contact with the doctors’ family.

Police are yet to speak on the incident.

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