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Kidnapped CMD Of Irrua Specialist Hospital Released

Valentine Chinyem



The Chief Medical Director of the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Dr Sylvanus Okogbenin, has been released by his abductors.

This was made known by the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr Danmallam Mohammed.

According to him, the CMD was released unharmed.

Gunmen had abducted Dr Okogbenin on the 26th of August, 2019 at the Ramat park area of Benin City, on his way to Irrua when the gunmen accosted him.

Two police men attached to him as escort were reportedly shot and suffered life-threatening injuries while the CMD was whisked away.