By Correspondent in Lokoja.
Suspected Kidnappers that abducted the Kogi state-based medical doctor, Solomon Nidiamaka, have released him according to the state Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association, (NMA).Dr Omakoji Simeon Oyiguh and Secretary, Dr Famotele Tolorunju
The Reporters said that the two officials confirmed the release of their colleague in a statement they signed made available to Journalists in Lokoja on Wednesday.
The online publication recalls that Nidiamaka was kidnapped on July,19 2021 at Ugwolawo in Ofu local Government Area of Kogi State.
Simeon and Tolorunju further disclosed that Nidiamaka who was released on Tuesday night and “is currently being managed by medical colleagues.”
They said: “NMA Kogi State appreciates the Government of Kogi State, the security agencies, the Chairman of Ofu Local Government Council, the Vigilantes and the Hunter Assoc ation who all responded to the distress call, and all hose who called to show solidarity.
“NMA ‘Kogi State wishes to inform the Federal Government that the kidnappers told our kidnapped colleague that they were in the business of kidnapping to be able to feed.
“Therefore, the Federal Government is called upon to continue to Prioritise youth employment, to deescalate kidnapping which has become a national malaise leading to disruption in health care delivery including brain drain.”
Meanwhile, the family of the Kidnapped Okene-based pharmacist, Abdulazeez Obajimoh, who owns AZECO Phamacy, said they have not heard news or call from the Kidnappers of his whereabout, more than a week after his abduction.