Cross Rivers state government has promised to rescue a medical practitioner with the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Ekanem Ephraim, who was kidnapped from her residence by armed men who pretended to be patients at about 7.30 p.m.

In a statement by the speaker cross river state house of assembly, Elvert Ayambem, the state government is collaborating with security agencies to trail the kidnappers and ensure the safe return of the victim.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River, Felix Archibong, insisted that members of the association will not resume proper service delivery until the kidnapped victim is released and security is guaranteed.


Medical doctors in Cross River State have withdrawn their services until further notice following the kidnap of one of their colleagues from her residence in Calabar last Thursday.


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