Medical doctors in Benue embark on indefinite strike over abduction of colleague

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The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA in Benue State have embarked on a total and indefinite strike in solidarity with one of their members who was

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This was made known in a statement signed by Dr Ushakuma Anenga and Dr Godwin Ameh , Chairman and Secretary respectively of NMA in Benue State at the end of an emergency general meeting on Friday in Makurdi

The doctors noted that the difficult decision to embark on indefinite strike action effective 8am, Friday, 25th August 2023, was taken after all efforts seeking the release of their colleague from captivity proved abortive . “These decisions have not been taken lightly but in painful consideration of the protracted and unresolved abduction of our colleague, Dr. Asema Msuega who has been in captivity for over one month since Sunday 23rd July 2023.

”Our demands are clear; the unconditional and immediate release of Dr. Asema Msuega. Until this demand is met, we are left with no choice but to activate these measures as we continue to seek help and intervention “.

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