The death of a medical Doctor from gunshot following a robbery attack in Port-Harcourt yesterday night is causing uneasy tension and sadness amongst colleagues all around Nigeria. Late Dr. Chidi Odumegwu, is said to have graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsuka with the 2011 class and was very well loved amongst his family, friends and colleagues.
"Dear colleagues, Dr Chidi Odumegwu who works at Sophike clinic died from gunshot following a robbery yesterday night 10.30pm on ada George road. He was in company's of another Dr Tony who works at Springs hospital who ran to hide during the attack and came back to find him in a pool of blood. The Toyota Venza/matrix car was snatched. Dr Tony who was held by the police in ? protective custody has been released. The Drs family has been notified. "
The message of Dr Alasia (NMA Chairman Rivers State) informing colleagues of the sad incidence. How long can a people continue in such a hostile environment ????
Our very sincere condolences to members of the late Doctors family. God help us all. Sad times for the medical Community indeed.