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Armed men suspected to be Fulani bandits have shot dead a Medical Doctor, Precious Chinnedu Emeka in Salka village, Magama Local Government Area of Niger state.
Late Dr Chinedu who owns and operates a Medical Health facility in the area according to newsmen findings was attacked in his clinic at about 9pm by armed Fulani men numbering about five.
NewsWireNGR gathered that the men, one masked had entered into the clinic and demanded to see the Doctor who was inside the compound and took him away to unknown destination by the gun men who did not ask of anything else than the owner of the hospital.
“When they took the Doctor away we reported to the police and the local vigilante. The following day (Thursday afternoon) the vigilante later called us that they have seen a corpse inside the bush and we were able to identify that of our oga”. A source told journalist s.
Meanwhile, the Ohaneze Ndi-igbo, Niger state President Chief Emmanuel Ezeugo, confirmed the murder of Dr. Chinedu, describing the killing as ‘very unfortunate’. Ezeugo however added that, ‘Igbo community are investigating the death of the medical doctor’.