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NMA Demands Release of its Member

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The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has demanded the unconditional release of one of its members, Ekanem Ephraim, who was abducted from her residence by unknown gunmen on Thursday in Calabar.

In an interview with Newsmen on Friday in Calabar, the NMA Chairman in Cross River, Felix Archibong, said that the kidnapped doctor worked with University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH).

Archibong said that the kidnappers disguised as patients, adding that as Ephraim was giving them the audience, they brought out weapons and whisked her away.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Cross River Command, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the incident when contacted by Newsmen.

Ugbo said that men of the force were already on the trail of the kidnappers to know where the victim was taken to.

Written by: Helen Obih

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