A scientific medical doctor with Monaya Hospital, Ogoja in the northern phase of Cross River State has reportedly been attacked by using Fulani herdsmen. The medical doctor who gave his title as Njoku stated he narrowly escaped being kidnapped with the aid of two herdsmen on Tuesday night time quickly after he arrived domestic from work.
“I left the medical institution about eight pm to my residence and as I alighted from the auto two Fulani guys with pistols emerged from the bush shut to my residence and ordered me to lie down”. He stated he asked them what used to be the problem, they then requested him to comply with them to the bush to see their leader. “At that factor it came about to me that I will now not come lower back alive so I jumped on the one in the back of me and started out to struggle with him”.
The scientific health practitioner narrated that whilst he tried to battle with one, the different got here to aid his colleague and shot him at the back. According to him, he let go the one he was once wrestling with and started to run with the herdsmen chasing after him. ” I tried to cease automobiles however none stopped till I acquired to a faculty solely to locate the gate locked I then crawled into a gutter and hid below a bridge “. Njoku who used to be nonetheless bleeding from the gunshot wounds is receiving clinical interest at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital the place medical practitioner are working to put off the pellets. The Chief of Monaya, Igri Ishor stated the incident is the first time herdsmen are attacking every body in the region and promised to take up the count with the management of Fulanis in the vicinity DSP Irene Ugbo, the Cross River State Police Command spokesman stated she is but to be briefed on the matter.
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