By Ibrahim Sidi Muh’d, Gusau
Zamfara state chapter of the Medical and Dental Consultants of Nigeria (MDCAN) has called on security agencies to gear up to protect the lives of it’s members as they struggle hard to save the lives of citizens.
In a communique jointly signed by the Chairman and Secretary of the state’s branch of MDCAN, Dr. Umar Abdullahi and Dr. Tume Alfred respectively issued at the end of an emergency meeting held by the MDCAN over the grisly murder of it’s member at Mareri area of Gusau the state capital recently, Dr. Enoch Okpara.
It also condemned in totality, the murder of Dr. Okpara, described him as a great Consultant Gynaecologist whose lost would create a formidable lacuna to the medical profession, thereby calling on the security agencies especially the Police to expedite its investigation with a view to bring the perpetrators to book.
The communique further warned that, only that the perpetrators were unveiled by the security agencies, that the MDCAN would further reassure it’s members and other citizens in the state of the safety of lives and properties.
The slain Dr. Okpara was until his death, a dedicated medical doctor in the services of humanity who served as a Senior Consultant and Gynaecologist with the Federal Medical Center, Gusau.