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Again, Gunmen Strike in Surulere LG, Abduct Medical Personnel

Barely less than 72 hours after suspected gunmen released the supervisor of Late Chief Alao Akala’s farm, gunmen have allegedly abducted another person from the same Surulere local government area of Oyo State.

Reports have it that a man identified as Baba Rasheed, who owns and operates a private clinic, Titilade hospital located at Gbede in Surulere local government area was kidnapped around 9 pm on Friday.

It was gathered that the man was abducted along the Ogbomoso-Ilorin road and that the matter has been reported at the Igbon Police Divisional headquarters, which has jurisdiction over Gbede.

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A reliable source said, “The doctor is Dr. Rasheed. I only know the first name. Dr. Rasheed of Titilade hospital”.

The Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State, Dr. Ayotunde Fasunla, when contacted for reactions on the matter, condemned the abduction.

Fasunla who informed that the kidnapped victim is not a medical doctor revealed that he only operates a private medical facility at the boundary between Oyo and Kwara States.

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His words: “Preliminary and reliable information at my disposal revealed that the said individual is popularly known as Baba Rasheed.

“He is not a Medical Doctor but a quack who operates a private facility in Gbede (the boundary between Oyo and Kwara State) with high patronage from unsuspecting citizens in the area.

“Information also has it that he was picked up from his facility last night. NMA Oyo condemns the kidnapping and prays for his quick and safe release. Amen”.

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Pubic Relations Officer of the state police command, Adewale Osifeso, when contacted, said an investigation is already in progress.

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